Ohio Report for Tuesday, April 22, 2014 House Report

Subcommittee Holds First Hearing On Bill Blocking Possession Of Newest FDA-Approved Opiate

A House subcommittee on Tuesday took up a measure that is part of a larger national movement to prohibit the distribution of a newly approved painkiller.

The Opiate Addiction Treatment & Reform Subcommittee held its first hearing on a measure (HB 501*) that would add Zohydro to the list of Schedule I controlled substances, making it illegal to possess or sell in the state.

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