TITLE

Ontario takes aim at painkiller abuse

AUTHOR(S)
Silversides, Ann
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, pE141
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on two committees formed in Ontario to control the misuse of prescription painkillers and to reduce the rising number of Ontarians seeking treatment for opioid addiction. It mentions that committees including the Opioid Public Policy Project and the Narcotics Advisory Panel have been introduced in the state early in the year 2009. It informs that the committees were created after a study revealed that Ontario is becoming a hub of opioid use in Canada.
ACCESSION #
44645301

 

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