FDA commissioner Gottlieb calls for ‘more forceful steps’ to curb opioid epidemic

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Food and Drug Commissioner Scott Gottlieb called on his staff Tuesday to explore “more forceful” efforts to curb the epidemic, including requiring training for doctors and ensuring patients aren’t prescribed the medications for unnecessarily long periods that increase the risk of addiction.

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