“It’s estimated that only 8 percent of California doctors check the database before writing a prescription for a controlled substance. New York and Virginia recently required mandatory checks of their CURES-type databases, reducing doctor shopping in those states by 75 percent and 73 percent respectively.
“Proposition 46 will require California doctors to follow suit and check the database before they first prescribe to a patient a Schedule II or III drug such as cocaine, methamphetamine, Demerol, OxyContin, anabolic steroids or codeine.”
Consumer Federation: Prop 46 Opponents Are Privacy Hypocrites, Calitics, October 15, 2014
Sheesh, druggies, get your drugs in back alleys like other addicts. Next thing you know you’ll be able to get opium from Amazon Home Delivery. Oh, and ‘script writing quack doctors? You’re jerks. Yes on 46.
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