Friday, September 12, 2014

Governors to HHS: Rescind FDA Approval of the Zohydro Painkiller

The Wall Street Journal, September 4, 2014

"In the latest bid to squelch availability of the Zohydro ER painkiller, a handful of governors from New England have asked the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to rescind approval of the controversial drug.

The governors – from Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut – argue that the prescription painkiller should be yanked because of an “epidemic” of opioid addiction that is spreading through their states." Read more

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