Monday Special: Drug Abuse Part 2


 

Monday Special: Drug Abuse Part 2

 

Organizations Team Up To Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

Filed under: drug abuse

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) says nearly 7 million Americans abuse prescription drugs, which is nearly twice as many as those who use cocaine, heroin, inhalants and hallucinogens combined. "Our prescription folks were kind of a rarity. Now …
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Prescription Drug Abuse Rising, California Fights Back

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With deaths from prescription drug abuse on the rise, the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit discovers new efforts in California to track prescriptions while attempting to prevent doctor shopping. It's a law that was inspired by three tragic Bay Area …
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One pill at a time: Communities combat prescription drug abuse

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration shows that more than 70 percent of people abusing prescription and pain relievers got them through the medicine cabinets of friends or relatives. Teenagers are a part of that group. They'll get …
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