The Hill: FDA panel calls for overhaul of opioid policies

The Hill: FDA panel calls for overhaul of opioid policies

Dozens of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday unanimously called for the agency to rethink its approach to opioid abuse amid a worsening epidemic nationwide.

Thirty leading medical experts voted Wednesday to recommend changes to the FDA’s existing rules on opioids, which have not been updated since the agency approved the policy in 2012.... [For the rest of the story visit The Hill]