Schumer's bill to put hydrocodone under federal rules

04/30/2013 | Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.), The

Tighter rules on hydrocodone prescribing are needed to fight the growing problem of prescription drug abuse in Central New York, said Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., at a news conference Monday in Syracuse. The abuse of opioids and hydrocodone is becoming worse throughout the area, Schumer said. Hydrocodone would be classified as a schedule II drug and be subjected to new federal restrictions under Schumer's Safe Prescribing Act of 2013.

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