A new study by the American Medical Association (AMA) reveals that despite an almost 40 percent decrease in opioid prescriptions, overdose deaths are on the rise. What is contributing to this, and what changes can independent physicians expect to see in the future of substance abuse treatment?
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Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. FDA Await DEA Decision on Marijuana Pharmaceutical The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first cannabidiol (CBD) for the treatment of Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, two rare forms of epilepsy. Approval of the marijuana-derived drug, Epidiolex, followed three randomized, placebo-controlled studies on …