9/29/2014, Hydrocodone rescheduling takes effect Oct. 6


Dr. Andrew Kolodny, for one, is applauding the rescheduling of HCPs, saying that the explosion in prescriptions for HCPs such as Vicodin (hydrocodone/acetaminophen) has been the single biggest contributor to the rise in opioid addiction.

[Liar, liar, pants on fire.  Again.]

“I think this is going to have an enormous impact on bringing the epidemic to an end,” Dr. Kolodny, chief medical officer at the Phoenix House Foundation and director of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing, said in an interview.

Well, then nothing more needs to be done, right?  No more restrictions?  But, Dr. Kolodny, you advocate for restrictions all over the place.  You freaking sell out.

Dr. Kolodny disclosed that Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing does not accept any industry funding. It is a financed as a Phoenix House program.

Well, well, well.  Now, who funds Phoenix House?  Would that be the federal government?

Cancer patients be like, phew, at least the medical industry doesn’t want to take away pain medications to treat cancer.  Yes, cancer patients, but what happens when you’re in remission? How long do you think it will be before cancer patients aren’t allowed pain medications either?

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