Tag: Drug Enforcement Administration

DEA SAYS IT DOESN’T ‘REGULATE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE’ AMID PATIENT BACKLASH TO PROPOSED OPIOID PRESCRIPTION CUTS

BY BLAKE DODGE ON 10/14/19 AT 1:18 PM EDT After hundreds of chronic pain patients begged the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to reconsider its proposed cuts to opioid production, the agency told Newsweek it’s not responsible for their inability to get prescriptions. If the DEA adopts the cuts, they would reduce production of some of…

DEA SAYS IT DOESN’T ‘REGULATE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE’ AMID PATIENT BACKLASH TO PROPOSED OPIOID PRESCRIPTION CUTS

BY BLAKE DODGE ON 10/14/19 AT 1:18 PM EDT After hundreds of chronic pain patients begged the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to reconsider its proposed cuts to opioid production, the agency told Newsweek it’s not responsible for their inability to get prescriptions. If the DEA adopts the cuts, they would reduce production of some of…

Chilling report reveals how the DEA inflamed the opioid crisis

The DEA can’t justify why it authorized a 400%-plus increase in oxycodone production from 2002-2013 SHIRA TARLO OCTOBER 6, 2019 6:00PM (UTC) Even as fatal opioid overdoses surged dramatically across the country, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) authorized large increases in the production of painkillers, the Justice Department’s inspector general said in a scathing report…

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,…