Saturday, November 17, 2007

Solutions to oxycodone addiction

A Wallaceburg man gets hooked on OxyContin and helps launch a $175-million lawsuit against Purdue Pharma Canada, the maker of the drug.

City hall calls for a $3.7-million, five-year strategy on substance abuse.

Pain specialists suggest more training for family doctors.

Pharmacists ask for tools to track patients.

Addiction experts ask all of us to stop blaming the addicts.

There seem to be dozens of possible solutions to halting widespread and growing abuse of oxycodone-based painkiller drugs in London. ...more

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