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A 34-year-old male asked:

Is it illegal to prescribe opioids to someone who tested positive for marijuana in illinois? two different doctors gave me two different answers, one yes one no. but i was prescribed more opioids recently despite failing a test so i am confused?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Opioids: See the following for Opioid prescribing in Illinois: https://www.dph.illinois.gov/. Did you know that how doctors prescribe opioids is monitored? A provider may be concerned that if an individual is abusing one drug, that it may increase the possibility that they are drug seeking for another- vice having a verified need. Take care.
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