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Illinois’ Heroin-Fighting Program Costs $25M

Bipartisan bill would also address prescription drug abuse



Missouri’s Lack of Prescription Drug Database Opens Doors for Abuse

Missouri is the only state in the nation that has not agreed to set up a prescription drug database, which would be used to identify and track those who acquire excess painkiller or tranquilizer prescriptions.


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Parents, Law Enforcement Discuss Heroin Problem

Law enforcement, drug counseling experts and ordinary people whose lives have been wrecked by the drug came together for the hearing.



Teenage Filmmaker Focuses Lens on Classmates’ Rx Drug Abuse

A film focused on exposing teen prescription drug abuse will be screened in St. Louis.



Teens Abuse Prescription Drugs More Than Illegal Drugs

DEA program manager Scott Collier tells KMOX that when it comes to abuse among teenagers, prescription drugs rank only behind marijuana.


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Feds Want Missouri to Set Up Drug Tracking Program

The nation’s drug czar says prescription drug abuse is far and away the most lethal drug problem in America.


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