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For Every Prescription Drug Death In The United States There Are :

In 2008, There Were 14,800 Prescription Painkiller Deaths How Prescription Painkiller Deaths Occur Prescription painkillers work by binding to receptors in the brain to decrease the perception of pain. These powerful drugs can create a feeling of euphoria, cause physical dependence, and, in some people, lead to addiction. Prescription painkillers also cause sedation and slow… Continue reading For Every Prescription Drug Death In The United States There Are :

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Hydromorphone Quota Raised 589% Over 10 Years In Canada

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) is the independent and quasi-judicial control organ for the implementation of the United Nations drug conventions. History The Board had predecessors since the time of under the League of Nations. It all started in 1909 in Shanghai with the International Opium Commission, the first international drug control conference. The… Continue reading Hydromorphone Quota Raised 589% Over 10 Years In Canada

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Drugs On The Street: The Unintended Impact Of Prescribing In Nova Scotia

I Found this in a report done by Public Safety Canada about a workshop they did on the abuse of pharmaceuticals . This workshop was held in June 2011 in Vancouver B.C. Drugs on the Street: The unintended impact of prescribing in Nova Scotia The prescription drug abuse problem in Nova Scotia has exploded over… Continue reading Drugs On The Street: The Unintended Impact Of Prescribing In Nova Scotia