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Nov 25, 2013

Addictive Prescription Drugs: The U.S. Government’s Role

FDA recently expressed support for tightening the prescribing and dispensing of hydrocodone-containing drugs. Some pharma industry watchdogs see this as an important first step in the government eventually putting limits on the prescribing and use of similar pain and anti-anxiety therapeutics. (For GEN’s list of the top 17 abused prescription drugs of 2013, click here.)

Do you think the government should move to put limits on the availability and use of pain and mood-altering drugs?

Yes
 
  52.7%
No
 
  47.3%

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Do you think that biopharma companies should not have to go through the normal drug approval process in order to get potential life-saving therapies to Ebola patients more quickly?