28 state attorneys general ask FDA to reconsider approval of powerful new painkiller

  • by: MATTHEW PERRONE , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 12, 2013 - 12:15 PM

WASHINGTON — More than two dozen state prosecutors are asking the Food and Drug Administration to reconsider its approval of a powerful new painkiller called Zohydro, saying that the narcotic pill could add to the national epidemic of prescription drug abuse.

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