When it comes to the availability of naloxone, the article states that “…while most states have decriminalized [opioid antagonists] … some, including Texas, continue to treat them as drug paraphernalia.”
Category: Thinking About Addiction
Investments, costs, regulations, laws, courts and prisons– what helps? What’s useless or worse- harmful? What’s the cost to the taxpayer? And the economy? And the families? And, oh, yes… the people suffering from addictive disease?
…it appears that chain pharmacists did in fact become concerned about the size or source of some of the opioid prescriptions written during this period. They reported it to their bosses at Corporate and were instructed to go ahead and fill the scripts anyway.Read More
Yes, it’s horrifying to read about the exploits of addicts in the grip of addiction — it’s horrifying for many of them, too — but is it something we should use against them, for purely political advantage?Read More