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Consumer Group Says California Doctors Should Be Drug Tested
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The nonprofit group Consumer Watchdog is calling for mandatory drug testing for doctors in California. The push comes in response to news reports about doctors who over-prescribe painkillers like Vicodin.

A recent series in the LA Times identified a number of doctors whose patients died from overdoses of prescription painkillers. Consumer Watchdog says California should randomly drug test all doctors who prescribe narcotics.

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