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‘I Sat My Wife Down And Told Her Life Wasn’t Worth It’: Opioid Crackdown Driving Pain Patients To Drastic Measures

08:48 EDT 28 Aug 2018 | Kaiser Health News

“My pain exceeded my ability to handle it," Jon Fowlkes said after he was cut off from his opioid prescription. "We had a very frank discussion. … We even discussed what gun I would use.” Fowlkes is one of many chronic pain patients who feel angry and betrayed by the recent efforts to curb the opioid epidemic.

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