Use of prescription painkillers such as oxycodone has skyrocketed in the US. As a result, heroin use has tripled. Here’s how it works: you get a prescription, a “script,” for painkillers to treat something like neck pain. 976 more words
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CHICAGO (CBS) – Experts have asked state lawmakers to require locking containers for prescription painkillers, to help prevent theft and abuse.
The Illinois House Health Care Licenses Committee in Springfield heard testimony on possible legislation Wednesday morning. 232 more words