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Ohio attorney general joins in call for tamper-resistant generic prescription pain relievers
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Saturday, December 28, 2013 4:02 AM EST
Ohio's attorney general has joined his counterparts in 41 states to urge the federal government to require manufacturers of generic prescription pain relievers to develop tamper-resistant versions of their products.
DeWine made his request with other attorneys general in a letter sent to the federal agency earlier this month.
Overdose drug deaths driven largely by painkiller addictions have surpassed car crashes as the leading cause of accidental death in Ohio.