US painkiller restriction linked to ‘significant’ increase in illicit online drug trading

Posted by on June 14, 2018 12:53 am
Categories: health

The US Drug Enforcement Administration’s decision to restrict prescription drugs containing hydrocodone (a popular opioid painkiller) was associated with a ‘significant’ increase in illicit trading of opioids through online markets, finds a study published by The BMJ today.

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