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Posted in DEA Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

DEA Massive Surveillance Operations Are Illegal, Watchdog Says

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The Drug Enforcement Administration skirted numerous legal checks on a trio of bulk data collection programs dating back to the early 1990s, according to an internal watchdog.

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Ohio’s New Limits on Prescription Opioids for Acute Pain

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Consistent with the guidelines for chronic pain, Ohio’s guidelines for acute pain are both rational and flexible, providing safety, promoting responsible use without tying the hand of physicians when addressing patients and circumstances which fall outside expectations.

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Has Chinese Fentanyl Into the US Been Stopped?

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The first known indictment of Chinese nationals for the production of fentanyl,

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What would Lincoln Do?

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Those who suffer chronic pain, call on Congress to open the debate around the treatment of pain and include members from the chronic pain community. Allow us to tell our stories and have a voice, so that equality and balance may be preserved and the spirit of our democracy acknowledged.

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Border Shut Down could be Good News for the Chronic Pain Community

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Strategies and actions which force cooperation from foreign governments, expose illegal importers, force domestic buyers to seek medical help for addictions, is beneficial to the chronic pain community in furthering our position that restrictions placed on medical prescribers is harmful for all Americans.

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Why Federal Government’s War on Drugs is Taken to Doctors’ Door Step

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The fact that we cannot arrest our way out of this problem is well recognized by law enforcement.

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Posted in CDC Guidelines Ohio Guidelines and Regulation Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

Defining Addicts and Pain Patients as One and the Same, A Moral and Ethical Failure in Policy

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Is it right or wrong to substantively deny chronic pain patients medication, most of which have used it without incident, for the possibility of maybe curtailing illicit drug use and overdose deaths?

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Posted in Chronic Pain News Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

Gillibrand Joins One-Size-Fits-All Ranks

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Gillibrand Joins One-Size-Fits-All Ranks

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Posted in Good Doctor vs Bad Doctor Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

Federal Prosecutors Warn Top Opioid Prescribers in Wisconsin

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Share the News  2         2SharesLikeFebruary 05, 2019 By Pat Anson, PNN Editor Wisconsin’s two U.S. Attorneys have sent letters to 180 physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners in the state warning them that their opioid prescribing practices could result in prosecution. None of the prescribers have been charged with a crime and…

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Posted in Pain Management Education for Patients Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

Limiting opioid prescriptions will do little to reduce overdose deaths, study says

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Share the News  12         12SharesLikehttps://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/02/01/limiting-opioid-prescriptions-will-little-reduce-overdose-deaths-study-says/DX9nHWdUWaLcP4DjdgLafJ/story.html When the death toll from opioid overdoses began to soar a few years ago, the so called evidence was clear on how it all started, or was it? Painkiller prescriptions had tripled in a decade, exposing millions of people to the risk of addiction. Policy makers naturally…

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