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Indian parliament debates use of morphine

In more than half of all countries in the world, people have little or no access to pain relief, especially morphine.

Last updated: 04 Apr 2014 15:33
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For many in developed nations, popping a pill makes the pain go away.  

But in more than half of all the countries in the world, people have little or no access to pain relief, especially morphine.  

Al Jazeera looks at the situation in India, where the issue is being debated in parliament.  

Sohail Rahman reports from New Delhi.

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