Hurt on the job and need opioids? Forget about it.
The North Carolina Industrial Commission has new proposed rules for opioid prescribing when it comes to injured workers. A story by the Raleigh News and Observer (link below) focused on requiring workers to pass urine tests before they can be prescribed narcotics. I'm not really concerned about the urine testing, as that is really required now on a regular basis of anyone being prescribed opioids. What is much more concerning to me is the extremely detailed and onerous requ