Opioid commission delays deadline, reveals partnerships to limit prescriptions

experiences he had working against the addiction crisis.

He detailed his visits to hospitals and stated his belief that opioid prescriptions were no longer the first line of defense for managing pain.

The commission also announced that the delivery date for their final report had been delayed. Originally scheduled to be released October 1, the deadline for delivery has now been moved back by a month and is currently scheduled to be released November 1.