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Families suffer because pain clinics run freely

Pain clinics and unethical physician (in some cases) exist here, too.

Understanding that there are morally and ethically sound physicians here who do care about their patients and their communities, these are not the problem.

Why is it taking so long for the media and the legal system to see that the youth of this area are dying at great numbers and that there are older drug users who are destroying not only their lives but that of their families?

My beautiful daughter and honor student died at 22 leaving a baby who will not have her mother, a family who is still devastated and will always be missing her, and a precious life cut down in its prime.

How much suffering will families and the communities bear until these pain clinics are closed, the loop holes sealed up and some normalcy return?

Janet Brown

Greenup, Ky.