Posts Tagged ‘abuse deterrent formulations’
|Dan Cohen, Forum Chair, Abuse Deterrent Coalition|
This guest blog post is written by Dan Cohen, the Forum Chair of the Abuse Deterrent Coalition and speaker at the 3rd Human Abuse Liability & Abuse-Deterrent Formulations conference, which takes place in Arlington, VA this November 2-3.
The prominence of Abuse Deterrent Formulations (ADF) in the public policy debate has never been greater. This fall is no exception as we are now at yet another critical juncture for the ADF sector, with…
This guest blog post is written by Dan Cohen. Dan is the Forum Chair of the Abuse Deterrent Coalition. For more information, go to www.abusedeterrent.org.
As we near the end of 2015, it is obvious that the prescription drug crisis identified by the White House in 2011 has gotten even more desperate and requires urgent action. An estimated 16,000 lives are lost each year due to prescription opioid abuse. That’s 46 mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers lost every single day of the year.
Prescription drug abuse is…