reciprocity of drug approvals

For more than a decade, patients who've needed certain controlled medications have suffered from ill-advised, untenable policies the U.S. government has instituted, allegedly to mitigate the ever-surging numbers of drug overdose deaths.
We discussed the dangerous shortages of important, commonly prescribed drugs in the U.S.
From 1968 to 2019, Americans experienced a remarkable increase in life expectancy, from 70 to 79 years. Much of that was due to advances in drugs and vaccines.