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Congressional Testimony on Rx Drug Abuse

Sean Clarkin, our Director of Strategy and Program Management, testified recently on our behalf, about the abuse of prescription (Rx) drugs, at a hearing held by the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade. Subcommittee Chair Representative …

Government Aims to Cut Misuse of Prescription Drugs by 15 Percent in Five Years

A new government strategy aims to cut the use of prescription painkillers by 15 percent in five years. The plan includes doctor training, promoting prescription databases in all states and increased focus on rooting out illegal ‘pill mill’ clinics. …