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Administration declares war on doctors; vows to treat “like Taliban”

--Pain Relief Network sponsors news conference to support Dr. William Hurwitz.
--AAPS accuses administration of targeting doctors & pain patients in trumped-up “war on drugs.”
--Government attorney compares doctors to terrorists.
--Pain patients becoming desperate as more doctors are frightened to prescribe opioids.


Reverend Ronald Myers, Sr., M.D.
Founding President
American Pain Institute

Siobhan Reynolds
Founder & Executive Director
Pain Relief Network

Kathryn Serkes
AAPS Public Affairs Counsel

On Monday, Sept. 29, AAPS participated in a news conference held by the Pain Relief Network at the National Press Club in Washington DC. to support Dr. William Hurwitz of McLean, VA following his arrest last week for prescribing legal pain relief supervised by the Virginia Board of Medicine.

Participating groups included:

  • American Pain Institute (662) 378-9006
  • Juneteenth Medical Commission (202) 331-8864
  • National Foundation for The Treatment of Pain (202) 244-0710
  • Pain Relief Network (212) 873-5848 www.PainReliefNetwork.org

Statement by AAPS

Statement by Pain Relief Network

News article from Washington Post 9/30/03 “U.S. Compares VA Doctor to Crack Dealers”

News story from WorldNetDaily.com 10/02/03 “Doctors’ Group Blasts Administration”

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