Tag: DEA

Is The DEA Branching Out Into Regulating Medicine?

Dr. Jeffrey Singer Reprinted with permission of the author and the Cato Institute. Dr. Jeffrey Singer’s original essay can be found here. The Drug Enforcement Administration, having virtually eliminated the diversion of prescription pain relievers into the underground market for nonmedical users, appears to be setting its sights on regulating the medical management of pain,…

PAIN NEWS NETWORK: DEA Proposes More Cuts In RX Opioids

September 12, 2019 By Pat Anson, PNN Editor The Drug Enforcement Administration is proposing more cuts in the supply of hydrocodone, oxycodone and three other opioid pain medications in 2020. If approved, it would be the 4th consecutive year the DEA has made steep reductions in opioid production quotas. For the fourth consecutive year, the…

Is the DEA Branching Out Into Regulating Medicine?

September 23, 2019 10:22AM By Jeffrey A. Singer The Drug Enforcement Administration, having virtually eliminated the diversion of prescription pain relievers into the underground market for nonmedical users, appears to be setting its sights on regulating the medical management of pain, a mission not suited for law enforcement. Acting under the authority of the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention…

For Immediate Release: Don’t Punish Pain Nationwide Rally/Protest

Who: Chronically Ill Patients and Healthcare Providers What: The 5th Don’t Punish Pain Rally Nationwide Protest When: October 16, 2019 11AM – 1PM Where: Medical Board of California    2005 Evergreen Street    Sacramento, CA 95815   All Rallies: https://dontpunishpainrally.com/rallies-chart/   The 5th “Don’t Punish Pain Rally” will be held nationwide on October 16, 2019.   While attempting to rein in the abuse…