Ozkan Semizoglu pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges for smuggling counterfeit and adulterated cancer treatment drugs into the United States.
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.
A new federal study finds it is a lot easier to get painkillers from your doctor in Missouri than in Illinois.
Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
DEA program manager Scott Collier tells KMOX that when it comes to abuse among teenagers, prescription drugs rank only behind marijuana.
Police say the Walgreens pharmacist on duty confronted the suspect March 30th, around 5:30 a.m. and he left the store.
“What seems to be really big in the St. Louis area is marijuana use and it’s been that way for awhile,” Dan Duncan said.
21,232 pounds of drugs were collected in Missouri, 8,753 pounds in Kansas.
St. Louis based pharmacy benefits manager is hoping to predict who’s most at-risk for not taking recommended drugs.
Midwest DEA’s Scott Collier says Missouri lawmakers have refused to establish a prescription drug monitoring program.