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Connecticut should not monitor Schedule V drugs

No one can dispute the good work being done to focus on one of the biggest public health issues currently facing our society—prescription drug abuse. Just last year in Connecticut more than 700 people died from an overdose. That number is double what it was just a few years ago.But while we need to do everything we can to stop the abuse, we must also be cautious to not create other problems for patients in our state.