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Massachusetts seeks crackdown on abuse of medication

Boston Globe, March 13, 2008
Massachusetts health authorities have proposed a campaign to catch prescription drug abusers by alerting doctors when patients visit multiple clinics and pharmacies in pursuit of powerful painkillers and stimulants. The practice has drawn increasing scrutiny from substance abuse specialists and regulators.