Connecticut Lawmaker Takes Aim At Prescription Drugs In Battle Against Drug OverdosesRep. Roberta Willis said the abuse of drugs occurs not just in the cities, but in rural Connecticut as well.
Brooklyn Doctor Charged For Illegally Selling Prescription PillsA physician for 34 years, Dr. Schiller Desgrottes was charged Wednesday with the illegal sale of more than 200 prescriptions for 41,000 oxycodone pills.
New York Lawmakers, Gov. Cuomo Announce New Plan To Combat Heroin UseJust one day before the Legislative session ends, New York lawmakers struck a deal with Cuomo on a series of bills that take aim at the growing heroin crisis.
Parents In New Jersey Try To Stay Ahead Of Teen Drug TrendsParents packed an Allendale, N.J. auditorium to hear an eye-opening warning from a former drug enforcement agent about heroin, prescription drugs, and their children.
St. John's Students Fight Prescription Drug Abuse With Pill Disposal EventHundreds of prescription medications have been removed from cabinets as people brought their unused pills to St. John's university.
Doctor Pleads Guilty To Writing Illegal Narcotics PrescriptionsA New York doctor admitted in federal court in New Jersey on Thursday that he wrote illegal prescriptions for oxycodone.
City Council Holds Hearing To Address Prescription Drug Abuse EpidemicWitnesses testified that prescription painkiller abuse has become a major multimillion dollar drug epidemic in the city.
Booming Addiction: Baby Boomers Using Drugs In Record NumbersAs they age, Baby Boomers are using drugs in record numbers. Some five percent of the 78 million Boomers admit to abusing drugs – and experts are calling it a booming addiction.