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A dentist's guide to prescription drug regulations in Ohio
In recent years, Ohio has taken several steps to address the growing problem of prescription drug abuse, and some of these actions affect dentists.
Unintentional drug poisoning became the leading cause of injury death in Ohio in 2007, surpassing motor vehicle crashes for the first time on record, according to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). The trend continued in 2010. Ohio’s death rate due to unintentional drug poisonings increased 372 percent from…