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Teenagers Getting Drugs Online

Source:WUSA9.com WASHINGTON (WUSA9) — More teenagers are getting their hands on prescription drugs and deterring them isn’t as easy as monitoring your own medicine cabinet anymore. Controlled medications can be just a few computer clicks away. Recently, a 15-year-old from Maryland turned to the Internet to buy prescription painkillers. In his first phone call, that […]

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“Medicine Abuse Project”-New Campaign to fight Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse in America is becoming increasingly alarming by the minute. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), there were approximately 7 million people in the U.S. who reported nonmedical use of psychotherapeutic drugs in 2010. Pain relievers remain as the most widely abused medications, followed by tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives. Among […]

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