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Ottawa seeks to improve opioid prescribing

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TORONTO - Ottawa has issued a national call for proposals to improve prescribing practices for opioids and other drugs that pose a high risk of abuse or addiction.

Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose says her department has earmarked $3.6 million to ......

Prescription pill bottle containing oxycodone is pictured in a June 20, 2012 photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy Show/Hide caption

Prescription pill bottle containing oxycodone is pictured in a June 20, 2012 photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

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