States are creating laws to limit how many painkillers doctors can prescribe out in hopes of slowing the growing opioid epidemic. It's unclear if opioid painkillers can actually treat chronic pain or if drug companies are just doing a great job of marketing. Some say we need to rethink how we treat pain if we want to stop the opioid epidemic. But people who suffer from chronic pain say they need the drugs to be functional. Their pain is real and needs to be addressed. What do you think? 💊
Should access to opioid painkillers be restricted?
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