Tag: The New York Times

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…