Tag: opioid-related deaths

As Opioid Prescriptions Fall, Opioid Deaths Rise

The latest data underline the folly of tackling the “opioid crisis” by restricting access to pain pills. JACOB SULLUM | 4.19.18, 1:50pm The decline in opioid prescriptions that began in 2011 accelerated last year, according to the latest data. Meanwhile, opioid-related deaths continue to rise. The opposing trends show the folly of tackling the “opioid crisis” by restricting access to…