Poll finds public support for restrictions on addictive pain drugs

04/10/2013 | Hill, The

Fifty-two percent of Americans polled by advocacy group Research!America said they support restricting how health care providers may prescribe potentially addictive painkillers, and 85% indicated concern about abuse of the drugs. Unintentional deaths linked to prescription pain drugs have risen fourfold since 1999, the group noted.

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