Upscheduling codeine would punish genuine users: CHF

white pills and tablets: GMiA
Taking codeine off pharmacy shelves will only hide the problem of its abuse, says the Consumers Health Forum of Australia. Moving codeine-containing medicines to prescription only is “a very blunt instrument to address what is a complex issue,” says Jo Root, acting CEO of the CHF. “Clearly we have a problem of misuse and overuse

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