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FDA plan to limit painkillers may impact those who need them

  • Aired: 10/25/2013
  • 04:58
  • Rating: NR
While millions of people use prescription painkillers for relief, their abuse has reached epidemic levels in some places. To combat rising addiction rates, the FDA has a new plan to limit the distribution of pain meds, specifically containing hydrocodone. Hari Sreenivasan gets more from Barry Meier of The New York Times.
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