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NC Medical Board Leaves Patients in Limbo

February 22, 2020

CUSP’s chairman discusses the fallout from a North Carolina prescriber being told to surrender his DEA registration.

Statement from the Center for U.S. Policy on U.S. Drug Overdose Death Data

January 30, 2020
The Center for U.S. Policy’s Christopher Piemonte, Policy Manager, issued the following statement today in response to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on U.S. drug overdose deaths.

Experts Side with DEA on Opioid Quota Issue

January 20, 2020
Policymakers have been calling for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to reduce the number of opioids produced each year. Policy Manager Christopher Piemonte writes that experts in policy, pain, and law enforcement are all aligned in their belief that this strategy will be ineffective and that to continue to suggest it indicates a lack of education on the part of the policymakers.

“Not all health care professionals subject to the DOJ’s searches and seizures are ‘dirty docs.’ In fact, some of them are nationally recognized leaders not just in pain management, but also in addiction medicine”

A More Sensible Surge: Ending DOJ's Indiscriminate Raids of Healthcare Providers
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A new nation-wide #study shows that a small number of hospitalized patients with #OUD actually receive proven life-saving #medications both during their stay and after discharge: https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-05/ohs-tfo050720.php

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