Tag: U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA)

Cassidy seeks guidance from DEA on responsible use of opioids for chronic pain

By Ripon Advance News Service | August 30, 2019 As federal lawmakers debate policies to quash the nation’s ongoing opioid crisis, U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) urged the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to ensure pain-management medication remains available to patients with chronic pain. “I am concerned about the unintended consequences of clinically appropriate patients…