Reps from Twitter, Google, Facebook, Microsoft attend FDA Opioid Summit...

Gottlieb, Woodcock Stress Need For Collaboration With Internet Stakeholders

By Beth Wang / June 27, 2018 at 7:23 PM
FDA on Wednesday (June 27) convened a summit with other federal agencies and more than 15 internet companies, patient advocacy organizations and universities to talk about how to stem the online sale and purchase of illicit opioids. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and drug center Director Janet Woodcock stressed that as the supply of opioids decreases, demand will shift to illicit markets, including the internet and dark web, and a strong collaboration between key internet stakeholders and the agency will be...

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