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Regulation allows DEA to limit opioid production based on abuse worries
7/12/2018

The Department of Justice introduced a regulation that allows the Drug Enforcement Administration to limit opioid production quotas based on the extent to which opioids are being abused. "These revised limits will encourage vigilance on the part of opioid manufacturers, help DEA respond to the changing drug threat environment, and protect American people from potentially addictive drugs while ensuring the country has enough opioids for genuine medical, scientific, research and industrial needs," the DOJ said.

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