Barnes Serves as Editor to Special Journal Edition on Opioid Law and Policy

The Journal of Opioid Management (JOM) released a special edition dedicated to exploring legal and regulatory aspects of pain management and opioid misuse. Notably, Michael C. Barnes, Esq., Principal Attorney at Sequel Legal, served as the issue’s special editor to ensure the substantive relevance, timeliness, and quality of the content. This special edition, titled “Legal, Legislative, and Regulatory Approaches to Alleviating Opioid Use Disorder and Opioid-Related Poisonings,” presents peer-reviewed research, analysis, and actionable policy recommendations to advance individually appropriate pain management, the prevention and treatment of opioid use disorder, and the strategies to reduce the harms associated with opioid misuse.
Olivia Backhaus, Esq., Associate Attorney at Sequel Legal, co-authored an article examining three recent decisions of the United States Supreme Court and the potential for a new interpretation of provisions in the Controlled Substances Act that affect prescribers of controlled medications. Ms. Backhaus also served as a reviewer for the JOM issue.
Daniel C. McClughen, Esq., another Principal Attorney at Sequel, also supported the publication as a reviewer.

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View the special edition here.