Kentucky Files Lawsuit To Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

Kentucky Fights Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction with Lawsuit Against Pharma CompaniesPrescription drug abuse has been labeled an epidemic in the United States, and, because opioid painkillers have similar chemical compounds to heroin, the problem has also led to a resurgence in heroin … [Read more...]

Prescription Drug Abuse is Growing with “Dirty Sprite”

Mix of Sprite and Prescription Drugs, a.k.a. Dirty Sprite Becoming More Popular Among Young PeopleAs the epidemic of prescription drug abuse becomes worse across the country, South Carolina and other southern states are seeing a growth of a popular consumption method called “Dirty Sprite.”The … [Read more...]

SC Governor Creates Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Council

Governor Nikki Haley Issues Executive Order to Create Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Council On Friday, March 14th, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley issued Executive Order 2014-22, to create the Governor's Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Council, which will be tasked with combating the … [Read more...]

New Study Finds 1 in 10 Teens Abuse Prescription Drugs

Study Finds Many Teenagers Abuse Prescription Drugs, ER Could Help Screen for Addiction Problems According to a new study from the University of Michigan, over 10% of teenagers and young adults treated in a hospital emergency room admitted to misusing or abusing a prescription drug, painkiller, or … [Read more...]

Get Rid of Your Unwanted Prescription Drugs, Legally

The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office, the Irmo Police Department, and the Drug Enforcement Administration are partnering up to offer the public an opportunity to get rid of unwanted prescription drugs.The event will take place on April 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The sheriff’s office and the … [Read more...]

Arrested for Prescription Drug Abuse?

South Carolina Drug Crime LawyersThe abuse of prescription drugs whether to enable you to get ahead or keep up, deal with pain, or for profit, is considered a drug crime in South Carolina and can lead to serious consequences, including imprisonment as well as the loss of a professional … [Read more...]