Key Missouri Senator Drops Opposition to Drug DatabaseMissouri is currently the only state without such a database.
Missouri House Passes Prescription Drug Tracking ProgramLawmakers voted 102-54 Monday to create a database to track prescription drugs. The bill now heads to the Senate.
McCaskill says Missouri Needs Tighter Drug MonitoringMissouri is the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program.
Flordell Hills Police Officer Faces Drug ChargesJeremy Quate was found to be in possession of the prescription drug alprazolam with no prescription.
Illinois Joins Network to Track Prescription Drug UseAn Illinois medicine-monitoring program has joined a national data-sharing network to help prevent prescription drug abuse.
Fillibuster Successfully Blocks Prescription Drug DatabaseThe result is that Missouri will remain one of just two states lacking the authorization for a prescription drug database.
Illinois Senator Joins Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse The legislation targets doctors, clinics and pharmacies that prescribe or dispense prescription narcotics inappropriately.
Prescription Drug Drop Off this WeekendProperly disposing drugs will reduce prescription drug abuse and help the environment.

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