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Outcomes of Florida law restricting opioid prescribing for acute pain

JAMA Network Open

What The Study Did: Some states have enacted laws restricting opioid prescribing for the treatment of acute pain and this research letter assess the outcomes associated with Florida's restriction law.

Authors: Juan M. Hincapie-Castillo, Pharm.D., M.S., Ph.D., of the University of Florida in Gainesville, is the corresponding author.

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