30 Oct 2017

The prescription drug dilemma

From The Panel, 4:43 pm on 30 October 2017
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The United States has just declared an opioid crisis, cracking down on its painkiller-addition that killing hundreds of American a day. Here we have similar advertising laws, the most relaxed in the world and we're seeing similar addiction problems to prescription drugs. DAPAANZ executive director Sue Paton tells the panel her worries about New Zealand's prescription addiction problem.