A million Australians abuse prescription drugs – The Sydney Morning Herald

Posted by - December 18, 2017

This post was originally published on this site The Sydney Morning Herald A million Australians abuse prescription drugsThe Sydney Morning HeraldMore than half the people who abuse painkillers buy them at a pharmacy over the counter, while another 18 per cent usually obtain them with a medical prescription. The report by the Australian Institute of

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The Drug Decimating Russia’s Women – Daily Beast

Posted by - December 18, 2017

This post was originally published on this site Daily Beast The Drug Decimating Russia’s WomenDaily BeastBut their abuse in the U.S. pales compared to the opioid epidemic, which includes heroin and especially oxycodone-based prescription drugs. In Russia, heroin is a plague as well, but the newer epidemic is “salts.” They can be swallowed, smoked, or

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‘We feel like our system was hijacked’: DEA agents say a huge opioid case ended in a whimper – Washington Post

Posted by - December 17, 2017

This post was originally published on this site Washington Post ‘We feel like our system was hijacked’: DEA agents say a huge opioid case ended in a whimperWashington Post“By failing to report suspicious orders for controlled substances that it received from rogue Internet pharmacies, the McKesson Corporation fueled the explosive prescription drug abuse problem we

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