St. Charles Co. Eyes Prescription Drug Monitoring ProgramDesigned to eliminate "doctor shopping" by opioid, heroin abusers.
Rauner Signs Bill Banning Sale of `Bath Salts' in StoresGov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Monday to punish Illinois retailers that sell so-called bath salts, which are chemicals that mimic the effects of cocaine and other powerful drugs.
Woman Gets 15 Years For Murder-For-Hire SchemeDensing also gave the officer $60 to buy a gun and vials of morphine, and other illegal narcotics.
Netflix Project Putting Lake of the Ozarks in the SpotlightJason Bateman and other stars have been toured around the Ozarks to get a feel for part of the show's setting.
Missouri Gov. Nixon Signs Bills on Access to MedicinesAimed at expanding access to cheaper types of certain medicines and ensuring patients can take whatever drug works best for them, no matter the cost.
Drug Blamed for Prince's Death Spreading on St. Louis-Area StreetsFentanyl, often mixed with heroin, is blamed for nine deaths in St. Louis County so far in 2016.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Users Deal with Gray AreaAn employee can take medicine to relive pain, or stay focused on the job, but can Illinois residents be high on medical marijuana at work?
St. Louis Prescription Drug Database Signed Into LawWill work with St. Louis County program.
Oversight Board Investigates Home Raid in DogtownThe Civilian Oversight Board and police internal affairs are investigating.
Reporter Criticizes Police Response to Downtown Drug ActivityA resident of the Park Pacific apartments is complaining about the police response to his complaints about apparent drug dealing outside his window, in the park across from the main library downtown.
Local DEA Pushes Bill for Prescription Drug Monitoring ProgramSpecial Agent in charge James Shroba says the bill would save lives in St. Louis.
Man High on Heroin Injures Family of 3 Crossing RoadA man reportedly high on heroin hit a family of three, including a small child, crossing the street in St. Ann Tuesday afternoon.

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