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New Jersey Attorney General Chris Porrino has been granted emergency powers to tackle the rise of drug addiction in the State. The changes, part of Governor Chris Christie's aggressive campaign to counteract the opioid problem in New Jersey, have been criticized by the Medical Society of New Jersey. They claim that the new rules, among them one reducing the maximum prescription for certain painkillers for acute pain from 30 days down to 5, would "decrease the quality of care and life for pain patients."
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