New opioid rules should not penalize those in chronic pain

04/10/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Research shows opioids are abused, but it does not consider how the drugs improve the lives of people in serious pain, Sandy Banks writes. Dr. Michael Von Korff of the Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing, which supports more limited guidelines for prescribing narcotic medications, said the goal is not to punish people in chronic pain but to educate physicians.

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