A former teacher’s aide accused of selling lethal doses of drugs that left four young people dead may have gotten thousands of pills.
The U.S. Attorney for Colorado has called the abuse of prescription drugs an “epidemic.”
More teens admit to participating in the dangerous trend of misusing prescription drugs, and this weekend there’s a way to get rid of that potential danger.
The Supreme Court seemed skeptical Tuesday of allowing generic drug manufacturers to be sued in state court for a drug’s design defects if federal officials approved the brand-name version the generic drug copied.
Emergency room doctors in the Denver metro area are cracking down on how they disperse prescription painkillers.
Prescription drug abuse kills more than twice as many people as drunk drivers in Colorado. That’s why prescription drug take back events are on the rise.
About one-third of medications that are sold go unused. Drug Take Back programs are designed to deal with all of those leftovers.
According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, heroin is way too easy to get in Colorado.
Prescription drug abuse kills more than twice as many people in Colorado than drunk drivers. That’s why drug “take back” events are so important, promoting proper disposal of unused prescriptions.
The third National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is coming up on Oct. 29. It offers people a safe way to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs.