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Council pushes for SC database to stem prescription abuse

Nikki Haley says requiring doctors to use a statewide database to check their patients' prescription history can reduce the rampant abuse of painkillers in South Carolina. The governor's Prescription ... read more

'After the Pills...Heroin' Drug Abuse Prevention Seminar Being Held in Toms River Aug. 10

From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on August 10, Ocean County Health Department and the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse ... by prevention and treatment professionals throughout the state of Ne... read more

Most South Carolina doctors will be required to use prescription database

In response to his report, Gov. Nikki Haley created the Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Council, which similarly concluded one year ago that mandating the database's use is key to combatting abuse ... read more

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Drug czar talks about state’s efforts to address opioid abuse

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Explainer: Prescription Monitoring Program Enters Crucial Phase

What it is: The New Jersey Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) is a database established ... by former Gov. James E. McGreevey and other members of a task force launched by the Governor’s Council on ... read more

Florida governor visits Bradenton to announce opioid plan

The House "absolutely" will support a funding increase for drug prevention efforts next year, Corcoran said. The governor ... and substance abuse would have declined by $11 million, according to budge... read more

Md. pharmacies to stock heroin antidote

Deval Patrick declared opiate abuse a public health emergency, a move accompanied by $20 million in added funding for drug treatment programs, as well as measures that mandated prescription ... Gov. M... read more

Editorials from around New England

So the North Smithfield Town Council ... drug. It also includes funding to expand prescription monitoring programs and related data collection and analysis, and to share this data among states. It wou... read more

Pharma Kaleo donates overdose-reversing drugs to Alabama

There were 756 overdose deaths in Alabama in 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported ... even without a prescription for the drug. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey established a council to ... read more

DAUGAARD: State is fighting the opioid epidemic

And the numbers of infants born drug-dependent and children placed in foster care because of parental drug abuse have both increased substantially. Fortunately, South Dakota’s prescription ... four ke... read more

'After the Pills...Heroin' Drug Abuse Prevention Seminar Set For Friday

From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, Ocean County Health Department and the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse ... prevention and treatment professionals throughout the state of ... read more

Legislators Poised to Combat Deadly Rise in Opioid Abuse and Heroin Use

Using tax money from electronic cigarettes for anti-drug abuse initiatives, freeing up the use of empty hospital beds for drug treatment and updating the drug-prevention ... said council officials are ... read more



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