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Federal regulators on Wednesday approved the first nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal from quitting addictive opioids. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration expedited approval of Lucemyra to help combat the U.S. opioid epidemic. Two-thirds of drug

Efforts to reduce opioid-related deaths by restricting access to pain medication seem to be backfiring by driving people toward more dangerous drugs. Two analyses published today provide more reason to be skeptical of this approach,

(tampabay.com) FLORIDA – Attorney General Pam Bondi has spent months searching for a law firm to take on the opioid industry. But she’s not getting any help from an 8-year-old state law that caps the

  (iowastatedaily.com) IOWA – According to the Iowa Department of Public Health, narcotic Iowa Democratic gubernatorial candidates debated at the firs On Monday afternoon, Governor Kim Reynolds signed a bill that puts new restrictions on opioid

(lasvegasnow.com) In Nevada, statistics show that 99.98 percent of all opioid prescriptions do not result in overdoses, but the crackdown on pain medicine has continued to intensify anyway. Like most pain management physicians, Dr. Dan

(asch.org) In the name of battling our misnamed “opioid epidemic,” (1) which has only resulted in making things worse (2) there is a casualty that is far worse than anything that could be caused by a