Jefferson County To Debate Prescription Drug Database BillsTwo bills take different routes to joining St. Louis County's soon-to-launch database.
Mo. Advances Prescription Monitoring BillMissouri's opioid epidemic is causing the state to look at different ways to fight abuse.
Sen. McCaskill Asks Drugmakers About Opioid Sales PlansA Democratic senator says she is looking into whether drugmakers are contributing to an overuse of painkillers by Americans.
Missouri Counties Do What State Won't: Track Opioid SalesFed up that Missouri is the only state that doesn't track the prescription and sale of opioids?
Senate Bill Could Help Combat 'Doctor Shopping' in MissouriMissouri could be the next and final state to join the national Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.
Missouri's Second-Largest County Joins Fight Against Opioid AbuseJackson County, Mo., has joined St. Louis County in the effort to prevent prescription opioid abuse.
Police to Carry Anti-Overdose Drugs for DogsThe department calls it an advancement in the its "high level of care for its valued K-9 officers."
TIAM Saturday October 22ndDrug take back, marching band competition, Jack Reacher ad birthdays!
Missouri Meth Lab Busts Drop Drastically, But There's a Dark SideLab incidents way down, but imports and other drugs pick up the slack.
St. Charles Co. Eyes Prescription Drug Monitoring ProgramDesigned to eliminate "doctor shopping" by opioid, heroin abusers.
New Device to Treat Heroin Addiction Might Be Available SoonThe device targets four specific cranial nerves that cause symptoms of pain during withdrawal.
Officials Fearful of New Deadly Drug Possibly Coming to MissouriThe drug is meant for animals such as elephants and rhinos.

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