Heroin Use in Tennessee

Heroin use in Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Some states, including Tennessee, are reporting a rise in heroin use as prescription drug addicts shift from more costly and increasingly harder-to-come-by pain pills to this cheaper alternative. Here's a look at what's happening in Tennessee: THE PROBLEM: Police and health officials say … Prescription Drug Abuse – Yahoo News Search Results

 

Painkiller Zohydro Gets FDA Approval – States Revolt
The recent FDA approval of Zohydro, a powerful new opiate pain killer, has states rebelling over its release, stating it is much too powerful and deadly and could make the nation’s heroin and prescription drug abuse worse. On Thursday, Vermont … Prescription Drug Abuse – Yahoo News Search Results

 

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