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Painkillers are some of the most abused drugs on the market. The FDA has been looking for ways to stem that abuse. Now it has reclassified certain painkillers as Schedule II, which means everyone involved needs to jump through more hoops to get the drugs. Plus, Instagram has come up with an obvious way to generate revenue: It's going to start including advertising in users photo feeds. Finally, Spalding is rushing to make basketballs with the new NBA commissioner’s autograph so they’re ready when he takes office.
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