Report: Mass Violence Down, Drug Abuse Up


 

Report: Mass violence down, drug abuse up – A new health report finds that violence in Massachusetts is decreasing, but drug abuse in on the rise.

 

SWVA prescription drug abuse problem one of worst in country

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Prescription drugs can be a positive solution to a serious health problem, but experts say in southwest Virginia, they're number one when it comes to abuse. And the problem according to Tim Heaphy, U.S. Attorney for Virginia's western district, has …
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New plan in the fight against prescription drug abuse

Filed under: prescription drug abuse

A Southern California lawmaker has announced plans to introduce legislation that would require coroners to report deaths caused by prescription drug overdoses. State Senator Curren Price of Los Angeles wants coroners to report any prescription drug …
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State Looks For New Tools To Battle Prescription Drug Abuse http://t.co/76gWkWEC via @nhpr – by addicthelper (AddictionHelper.com)

 

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Wytheville summit highlights prescription drug abuse: Tim Heaphy, U.S. Attorney for Virginia’s Western District,… http://t.co/AT5666Cc – by RoanokeHomes (Walter Grewe III)

 

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Teen prescription drug abuse: how it begins http://t.co/1QwFsYMz – by qstennis (Matt Harness)

 

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