OxyContin pills are arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.

FDA Accused Of Fuelling Record Painkiller Addiction “Epidemic”

Opioid abuse in America is a well-documented and tragic epidemic. While the FDA has intervened to add abuse deterrents to some narcotic pain relievers, it’s also approved a new drug that lacks such deterrents and could be much more lethal if abused.