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Some Doctors and Medical Groups Oppose State Limits on Opioid Prescribing

Some doctors are voicing their opposition to new state laws that limit opioid prescribing. The American Medical Association (AMA) and other medical groups say doctors and patients should be able to balance the need to treat pain against the risk of addiction, Stateline reports. Dozens of states have enacted measures designed…

American Medical Association Calls for Ban on Powdered Alcohol

The American Medical Association (AMA) is calling for a ban on powdered alcohol to protect young people, Medscape reports. The group notes alcohol is the most widely used substance of abuse among young people, leading to 4,300 underage deaths annually. Powdered alcohol is not yet available in the United States,…