Jeremy Quate was found to be in possession of the prescription drug alprazolam with no prescription.
An Illinois medicine-monitoring program has joined a national data-sharing network to help prevent prescription drug abuse.
The result is that Missouri will remain one of just two states lacking the authorization for a prescription drug database.
The legislation targets doctors, clinics and pharmacies that prescribe or dispense prescription narcotics inappropriately.
Properly disposing drugs will reduce prescription drug abuse and help the environment.