Illinois lawmakers have approved a pilot program that would place locking devices on some pharmacy painkiller prescriptions.
There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.
“From 1969 to 2012, they found 107 cases of these skin issues,” Matt Pitlik with the St. Louis College of Pharmacy explains.
“Regions that have never been affected by heroin overdose deaths are now seeing a large number of them because the user population is expanding dramatically,” says the DEA’s James Schroba.
It’s the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program