Chronic pain patients say opioid law creates new crisis

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  • JMHO Kanab, UT
    April 24, 2017 11:14 a.m.

    This the problem with government regulation. You make it difficult or impossible for people who obey the law and don't do anything to those who don't.

  • RC in WJ WEST JORDAN, UT
    April 24, 2017 5:49 a.m.

    I know of two cases of suicide by people who could no longer live with the extreme chronic pain, result of injury and disease. All the while the gunslinger attornys at DOPL hound and destroy caring and good doctors just to get another notch on their belt in the Opioid phobia witch hunt.

    Folks with legitimate need for pain relief are made to feel like criminals, and made to beg for help.

    Sad.

  • What in Tucket? Provo, UT
    April 23, 2017 7:05 a.m.

    This is a tough problem. We do not want to produce a lot of addicts such as we have now, but want legitimate needs taken care of.
    One of the problems is it is a subjective call as to who needs what and how much and are they really in pain, etc.