Pressure builds on the DEA to stem the supply of prescription drugs, but at what cost?

Pressure builds on the DEA to stem the supply of prescription drugs, but at what cost?

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WASHINGTON – In a bland Northern Virginia office building nestled between a Costco and a freeway interchange, a dozen government scientists have spent the past year crunching numbers and making the following determination: In 2018, drug makers will be allowed to produce no more than 98,145 kilos of oxycodone, 38,047 kilos of morphine, and 1,342 kilos of fentanyl.

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