New Jersey Doctors Say Christie's Plan to Limit Painkillers is "Cruel"

Christie plan to limit painkillers 'cruel,' N.J. doctors say

TRENTON -- New Jersey's largest lobbying group for physicians opposes Gov. Chris Christie's plan to prevent doctors in New Jersey from writing initial prescriptions for opioid painkillers to a five-day supply, calling it an "intrusion" on the practice of medicine and possibly "cruel" to patients. The Medical Society released a statement Wednesday responding to the Republican…


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