Top stories of 2017... No.5: Codeine wars and guilded rage
The story of one of the biggest stoushes of the year
14th December 2017
STORIES OF THE YEAR
As the year comes to a close, Australian Doctor is counting down the developments we'll remember. In at number five is the stoush that just won't die.
The TGA decision to ban over-the-counter codeine was supposed to end the long-running argument between doctors and pharmacists about the damage the drug was inflicting.