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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 11:00 PM

12. Aren't we trying to keep .gov OUT of medicine?

Now we are bringing the drug war to people who need pain medicine legally?

Prohibition does not stop a problem. People who need a substance for physical or emotional pain will just turn to something else. Or steal for it.

Here is a headline from 2014. Write this down:

"Record opium crop in Afghanistan floods NYC with high-grade heroin"

I am no fan of street-level drug dealers. I am no fan of BigPharma reps pushing poison onto people who don't need it. But I sure as HELL would rather have 50 people in pain get their medication if that means 5 addicts get their fix by mistake.

Not only does ensuring Doctor contact for refills allow the person to be monitored physically and mentally, it makes the product safer (unless you drink Alcohol with your tylenol-loaded garbage), consistent, and keeps the money out of the illicit market.







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