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Mar 15 2018
08:35 am

A Show and Sell-out to the opioid industry...

There are still lots of exemptions, like for people who’ve just had major surgery and anyone who has already been on opioids for more than three months. That was one of several objections listed by Sen. Joey Hensley of Hohenwald.

“We’re not even dealing with the chronic pain patients,” he said. “That’s where most of the drugs get on the street, is a chronic pain patient, and we’re exempting all of them.”

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