Massachusetts Taking Different Tactic on Opioid Addiction by Limiting Prescription Supply


Karen Gibbs said she would be “surprised” if more states do not follow Massachusetts and implement opioid restrictions, because “opioids are a gateway drug to heroin, which is a problem that’s exploded over the last few years.” Ms. Gibbs called the state’s seven-day supply limit on first-time prescriptions “unusual” because “the medical community likes to have leeway when prescribing drugs.” Read the full article.