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I Live With A Junkie

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

Lawmakers Consider Requiring Locking Devices For Prescription Painkillers

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


21 Federally Indicted In W.Va.-Pa. Drug Ring

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A federal drug taskforce has arrested 13 and indicted 21 in a Philadelphia to Morgantown drug distribution ring.

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