Prescription drug abuse in the United States has reached epidemic levels. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 44 individuals each day die from prescription drug overdoses. 221 more words
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When you think of Florida and the Drug Enforcement Administration, your head might be filled with images of cocaine-packed speedboats or propeller planes sneaking in pallets of marijuana. 383 more words
In place of topographic local detail, a pastel-tiled pavement of psychopharmaceutical pills marks how anti-depressants have both swamped the inhabitants of the United States and provided a new figure of reliance: Stanford Kay registered a flattening of the psychic territory, rendering a land whose bounds and contours have become increasingly difficult to navigate, awash with psychic stimulants designed to depress the Central Nervous System. 14,165 more words