Top stories of 2017... No.5: Codeine wars and guilded rage

The story of one of the biggest stoushes of the year

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.

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