This will be an inconvenience to some, but policy is a machete, not a scalpel, and you have to figure out where to use
it. I think people will be more helped than harmed.”
Prescription drug usage
Since the late 1990s, three times as many Americans die from prescription drug overdoses.
Painkiller medication abuse claims more American lives than cocaine and heroin addictions combined. Most drug overdoses are not from street drugs; they are from prescription drugs.