Recently the narcotic Vicodin was reclassified by the DEA, being changed from a CIII to a CII. There are a few circumstances in which the DEA can and will reevaluate and reclassify controlled substances, and Vicodin met these criterion.
Do a basic web search to research the DEA criterion for reclassifying a controlled substance.
- Do you believe they were justified in their decision?
- Does this help to control the overuse without preventing patients from getting the medication who actually need it?
- Or does it delay and make it harder for patients to get the medication and do little to control the abuse?
Find research to support your position and write a 2-page paper that defends your stance, using APA format. Remember to cite all your sources. and list references. Basic explanations, nothing technical. Easy comprehension