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Proposal Would Limit International Access To Ketamine, Drug Used As Anesthetic In C-Sections, Campaigners Say

The Verge: Plan to crack down on ketamine puts millions of women at risk, say campaigners
“A new proposal to limit access to ketamine around the world would have a devastating effect on the health of millions of women in poorer countries, say campaigners. Although in developed nations ketamine is known primarily as a party drug, in lower income countries it’s one of the most widely used anesthetics available, and is particularly notable for its use during caesarean sections…” (Vincent, 2/27).

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