Making Some Painkillers Harder to Get – NYTimes.com

by Gilbert Keith

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/22/opinion/making-some-painkillers-harder-to-get.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&_r=0&pagewanted=print

Holy shit:

"Making Some Painkillers Harder to Get

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The International Narcotics Control Board reported that in 2010 the United States accounted for more than 99 percent of the world’s consumption of hydrocodone and that American doctors prescribed far more daily doses per million people than doctors in any other country."

99% of global consumption! This country has some serious case of excessive pill popping.

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