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CDC Chronic Pain Protest Called A "Start"

Thursday 27 June 2019


From the National Pain Report:


CDC Chronic Pain Protest

CDC Chronic Pain Protest Called A “Start”

By Ed Coghlan
June 23, 2019
Copyright 2019 National Pain Report.

An Indiana woman and about five dozen other chronic pain patients stood in front of the Centers for Disease Control Headquarters on Friday to protest the CDC Guideline on Opioid Prescribing.

The protest—officially called an assembly because the organizers secured an Assembly Permit—was mostly symbolic and drew some Atlanta media plus many more people who followed and promoted on social media.

Johnna Magers of Indiana conceived the idea. As a chronic pain patient for nearly two decades she knows well the impact the CDC Guideline and DEA pressure has meant to prescribing doctors and their patients.

“The energy was amazing,” she told us over the weekend. “This is just a start; we need a lot more people to show up in the future and make our point.”


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