Experts: Officials missed signs of pr...

Experts: Officials missed signs of prescription drug crackdown's effect on heroin use

There are 1 comment on the Washington Post story from Mar 6, 2014, titled Experts: Officials missed signs of prescription drug crackdown's effect on heroin use. In it, Washington Post reports that:

From the beginning, the U.S. government's decade-long crackdown on prescription drug abuse has run an unsettling risk: that arresting doctors and shuttering "pill mills" would inadvertently fuel a new epidemic of heroin use.

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Killuminati Clone Warrior

Cantonment, FL

#1 Mar 6, 2014
“It never crossed anyone’s mind that cracking down on Oxy would lead to an increase in heroin,’’ said one current federal official involved in anti-drug enforcement, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations."

Even after:

"As early as 2003, the center said, some Oxy users were already making the switch.“Not only is heroin less expensive, but efforts to control the diversion of OxyContin may be reducing the availability of OxyContin in some areas,’’ it wrote that year. The concerns were echoed in congressional testimony starting in 2008, transcripts show."

C'mon--- REALLY?!!

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