By: Admin_Mike31 May 2012
Law enforcement and military personnel often use computer simulators as training tools.
By: Admin_Mike11 May 2012
To help stem the tide of overdose deaths from prescription drugs like OxyContin and Vicodin, the U.S. FDA for the first time is considering widespread distribution of a drug that is an antidote for drug overdoses.
By: Admin_Mike17 Apr 2012
Legislation was recently introduced in the California State Senate to reduce the crime of possession:
... as well as all Schedule III, IV and V controlled substances from a felony to a misdemeanor.
By: Admin_Mike19 Sep 2011
Due to the rise in prescription drug abuse, the number of drug-related deaths in the U.S. now outnumbers traffic fatalities, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Although the number of deaths from most preventable causes is declining across the nation, the death toll from drugs is steadily rising. Every 14 minutes, someone in America dies from drugs.
By: Admin_Mike23 Aug 2011
Specifically, residents along the "Oxy Express" in states like Florida and Kentucky are being called upon to get involved and fight back against this deadly trend in drug use.
By: Admin_Mike22 Aug 2011
Authorities in Southern California have arrested 15 people who are accused of being part of a large-scale smuggling ring that operated with a twist – they sent narcotic prescription drugs across the border from California to Mexico. The drugs were then sold over the counter in Mexican pharmacies to American drug abusers who crossed the border in search of illegal prescription painkillers. The smuggling ring, which operated for several years, is reported to have netted at least $400,000 in the past six months.
By: Admin_Mike16 Jun 2011
Legislative Action Comes in Memory of Ryan Creedon
Ryan Creedon overdosed on OxyContin on September 4, 2009, he was only 21. Creedon fell into the alarming national trend of abusing prescription pills.
By: Admin_Mike3 Apr 2011
We are working on a few items about the unbelievable prescription drug epidemic to be published soon. It is so noticeable that the drugs people are getting high with are manufactured legally.... and offer the same results as previous "illicit" or "hardcore street drugs."
The question is, "Who's minding the shop?" When it comes to the FDA in approving these drugs and the lack of coordination with law enforcement and regulation of the pharmacy industry, there has been a complete breakdown and failure in communication.