FDA wona t order physicians to underg...

FDA wona t order physicians to undergo pain-drug training

There are 3 comments on the Bend Bulletin story from Jul 12, 2012, titled FDA wona t order physicians to undergo pain-drug training. In it, Bend Bulletin reports that:

The Food and Drug Administration, overriding the advice of an expert panel, said this week that it would not require doctors to undergo special training before they could prescribe long-acting narcotic painkillers that can lead to addiction.

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#1 Jul 12, 2012
*win one for us CPPs-
To bad we are down -50 :(
muphilia

Salem, OR

#3 Jul 15, 2012
I can't endorse this kind of paternalistic protectionism. People abuse narcotics and opioids. This isn't news. The methadone world is rife with people who want someone else to be responsible for them. Hence the clinic mentality. I favor the 'juice bar' approach they use in Switzerland. We keep hearing there's a cost to freedom. Maybe the cost to freedom includes some drug OD's.
greg

Melbourne, Australia

#5 Aug 23, 2012
why is the us gov oppressing its people.

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