Tri-City Ledger -

By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Don't be politically correct on drugs


November 22, 2018

Unless you've had your head buried in the sand you've read a lot about the opioid epidemic. I read a story this weekend that Blue Cross/Blue Shield will no longer pay for the pain killer OxyContin, who some say is the beast of addiction to opioids.

I read most of the article, but quickly came to the conclusion that it was nothing more than a policitally-correct dog-and-pony show. Not only Blue Cross/Blue Shield but the Drug Enforcement Agency and everybody else wants you to think they are taking positive steps to curb the opioid 'epidemic'.

I remember when I was in college and read the book...

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