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11 Tons of Prescription Drugs Removed in Take-Back EffortA drug take-back effort in the St. Louis and southern Illinois areas has removed more than 11 tons of unused prescription drugs.
Rural Missouri Mail Carrier Charged with Stealing DrugsA southwest Missouri rural mail carrier is charged with stealing prescription drugs from three homes along her route in Lawrence County near Miller.
A Look at Key Bills from Missouri's 2015 Legislative SessionHere's a look at where some of the major issues stand before Friday's deadline to pass bills.
Some Illinois Children Will Qualify for Medical MarijuanaIllinois children with epilepsy and other seizure disorders will be able to use medical marijuana products under a new law in the New Year.
Turkish Citizen Pleads Guilty in Drug Fraud CaseOzkan Semizoglu pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges for smuggling counterfeit and adulterated cancer treatment drugs into the United States.
Missouri's Lack of Prescription Drug Database Opens Doors for AbuseMissouri 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.
Study: Missouri Prescribes More Painkillers Than IllinoisA new federal study finds it is a lot easier to get painkillers from your doctor in Missouri than in Illinois.
Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Teens Abuse Prescription Drugs More Than Illegal DrugsDEA program manager Scott Collier tells KMOX that when it comes to abuse among teenagers, prescription drugs rank only behind marijuana.
Union Man Stole $800 in Prescription Drugs from Wentzville PharmacyPolice say the Walgreens pharmacist on duty confronted the suspect March 30th, around 5:30 a.m. and he left the store.
Prescription Drug Abuse Declining"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.
47,000 Pounds Collected From Drug Take-Back Event21,232 pounds of drugs were collected in Missouri, 8,753 pounds in Kansas.

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