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Articles:

  ACOEM Guidelines for Chronic Use of Opioids  
  Florida drugs cost significantly higher than other study states
  New report shows growing off-label narcotic use in California
  New York AG seeks to ramp up fight against prescription drug abuse
  Pain Experts Advocate Responsible Approach to Opioid Use
  Study on Opioids calls attention to California prescribing patterns
  Use criteria for Opioids
  WCRI study shows wide variations in narcotics prescribing patterns
  WCRI study highlights variations in narcotics use among comp systems
  The Prescription Drug Epidemic: A Federal Judge's Perspective
  Spinal Fusion Study  
  Montana Utilization and Treatment Guidelines  
  IAIABC & ACOEM Comment to Jurisdictions About Prescription Drug Abuse in Work Comp  
  Opioid Abuse MedMetrics 10-19-2011  
  Untreated Chronic Pain and Opioid Abuse Cost U.S. More than $323 Billion Annually  
  TN Case is a Clear Example of How Work Comp Kills People  
  How Many Injured Workers Die from Opioids?  
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