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Newburyport Daily News: Plan To Treat Jail Inmates for Opioid Addiction Makes Sense

The Daily News of Newburyport (MA) Editorial Board Many in the law enforcement and drug treatment communities took a wait-and-see attitude when the Gloucester Police Department unveiled its...
Posted on Jul 15, 2015
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Burrell and Hickenlooper: Stopping the Epidemic of Opioid Addiction

By Sylvia Mathews Burwell and John Hickenlooper There is a growing drug epidemic tucked into the medicine cabinets of far too many Colorado households. Opioids that are often prescribed to...
Posted on Jul 15, 2015
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Editorial: Plan To Treat Jail Inmates for Opioid Addiction Makes Sense

North Andover Eagle-Tribune Editorial Many in the law enforcement and drug treatment communities took a wait-and-see attitude when the Gloucester Police Department unveiled its...
Posted on Jul 10, 2015
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Ryan: Make Opioids Harder To Abuse

By Dr. Shawn Ryan Prescription drug abuse in America has been called an epidemic. As a dually trained physician who sees addicted individuals in my chemical dependency practice and in the...
Posted on Jul 07, 2015
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McAllister & Anderson: Stop Rx Drug Abuse, but Preserve Access

By Rick McAllister and Steven C. Anderson If there were an easy way to end prescription drug abuse while ensuring that patients maintain legitimate access to these medications, we suspect it...
Posted on Jun 18, 2015
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Volkow: Addiction is a Disease of Free Will

By Dr. Nora Volkow When I was five or six years old, my grandfather — my mother’s father — died of what I was always told were complications of heart disease. It was not until much later,...
Posted on Jun 17, 2015
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Silverglate: When Treating Pain Brings a Criminal Indictment

By Harvey Silverglate Federal drug-enforcement officials have made it a serious felony for doctors to overprescribe painkillers or, as the applicable law states, to prescribe controlled...
Posted on Jun 16, 2015
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Bono, Dean, and Levi: With Opioid Abuse and Fatalities on the Rise, It’s Time for a Truly Collaborative Effort

By Mary Bono, Arthur T. Dean, and Jeffrey Levi The faces that represent today’s opioid abuse epidemic are startling. So often, they are people with familiar stories of jobs, of families, of...
Posted on Jun 11, 2015
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Charleston Daily Mail: Troubling Decision from WV Supreme Court

Editorial, Charleston Daily Mail In its seemingly never-ending campaign to make this state as friendly to plaintiffs’ lawyers as possible, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals last week...
Posted on Jun 09, 2015
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