Tag: Painkillers

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…

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis

By Elizabeth Llorente | Fox News August 10, 2019 Woman battling rare ‘suicide disease’ says chronic pain condition is ‘excruciating’ In Jan. 2018, Amy Pohl was diagnosed with a rare chronic pain condition known as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), which is dubbed the “suicide disease.” As the national focus on the opioid crisis centers on cracking…