Rampant Drug Abuse Haunts Punjab’s Ruling Coalition

Rampant drug abuse haunts Punjab’s ruling coalition
Amritsar: Punjab has placed the Election Commission officials in a quandary following the recovery of drugs and narcotics on a daily basis. Unlike other states where political parties are accused of distributing money and alcohol as bribe to voters on poll …
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Prescription Drug Abuse Up Among U.S. Teens: Survey
TUESDAY, April 23 (HealthDay News) — The United States appears to be in the throes of a prescription drug abuse crisis among teens, with a new survey showing that 24 percent of high school students — more than 5 million kids — have abused these medications.
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Garfield Co. group gets grant to combat prescription drug abuse
ENID, Okla. — The newly formed County Health Improvement Organization in Garfield County has been given a $ 10,000 grant to fight prescription drug abuse in the county. Allison Seigars, associate director of Rural Health Projects, Northwest Area Health …
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State officials unhappy with proposed switch in drug abuse office
Senators on Monday approved a proposal for a bureaucratic shuffle that has alarmed some state health officials. The Senate gave primary approval to a budget amendment that would transfer oversight of the state office that runs substance abuse programs to …
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Drug take back aims to cut down on prescription drug abuse
BOISE — Dozens of people came to the Boise Towne Square Mall Saturday, but not to shop. They were there for the Drug Free Idaho hosted prescription drug take back and document shred it day. Rob Stevenson is the Executive Director of Drug Free Idaho.
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National drug take back initiative hopes to curtail prescription drug abuse
Sergeant Scott Plummer with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says one goal of the initiative was to combat the growing epidemic of prescription drug abuse. “It's been shown that a lot of drug abuse in the house begins with prescription medications …
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