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2013-04-23 12:31:52

DETROIT, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network continue to support the Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day - the first of two this year - being held on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Michigan residents will be encouraged to drop off unwanted prescription medicine at designated locations around the state. "Each Take-Back Day serves as a platform to talk about the dangers of prescription drug...

2013-04-22 08:28:47

Narcotics Still Remain Highest Cost Therapy Class; Comprehensive Fraud, Waste and Abuse Program Key to Reducing Waste ST. LOUIS, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts' (NASDAQ: ESRX) industry-leading prescription management programs drove down utilization of prescription drugs for workers' compensation payers last year even though overall drug trend rose, according to new research released today in the Express Scripts 2012 Workers' Compensation Drug Trend Report....

2013-04-11 12:30:17

April 27 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day HARRISBURG, Pa., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police will accept unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs Saturday, April 27, as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. "The 'Drug Take-Back Program' aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposal, while also educating the general public about the...

2013-04-09 12:30:19

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on its more than 20-year history of training communities to address substance abuse and its associated problems, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) has formed a new partnership with Italy's Department for Antidrug Policies to begin building community anti-drug coalitions in two major cities - Rome and Bologna. These coalitions will use CADCA's evidence-based community problem-solving model to reduce substance...

2013-04-06 23:03:23

Narconon East US Executive Director, Yvonne Rodgers, attended the 2013 National RX Drug Abuse Summit in Orlando Florida to discuss creating a coordinated effort to handle the national prescription drug abuse epidemic. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 Narconon East US Executive Director, Yvonne Rodgers was one of nearly 900 attendees at the 2013 National RX Drug Abuse Summit in Orlando, FL this week. Representatives from national, state and local government agencies, community...

iMessage Service Safe From Big Brother
2013-04-05 06:23:02

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report by CNET says that Apple's iMessage chat service is completely safe from eavesdropping by the feds. CNET obtained an internal document from the Drug Enforcement Administration that discusses a February 2013 criminal investigation and warns that Apple's encryption technology makes it impossible to intercept iMessages between two Apple devices. The encrypted service makes it hard for police attempting to conduct...

2013-04-02 12:32:11

Will Offer Solutions to Addressing this Public Health Crisis WASHINGTON, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Research shows that prescription painkiller abuse and misuse cost insurers $72.5 billion - largely associated with emergency room visits, rehabilitation, and related health problems, as well as the costs for the desired medications. In addition, according to the Clinical Journal of Pain, prescription drug abuse cost our nation $42 billion in lost productivity and $8.2...

2013-03-06 12:23:48

Based on a True Crime Story SWEDESBORO, N.J., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Damned from Memory A Creative Non-Fiction book and ebook. Damned from Memory, a confidential expose by an ex -narcotics agent traces the links from drug transit zones to the east coast, with straight lines to the White House, State Department, and the CIA, following the truth; however inconvenient it was for a...

2013-03-04 08:26:16

Medbox founder to write book on navigating the legal marijuana industry HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTC Markets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com), announced that last Wednesday members of the Florida House and Senate introduced a new medical marijuana bill that would allow for the drug's use through licensed dispensaries. Nine other States have pending legislation to legalize medicinal marijuana including: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, New...

2013-02-27 08:29:54

DENVER, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedarburg Hauser Pharmaceuticals (CHP), a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced today that its Denver, Colorado facility has been granted registration as a manufacturer of schedule II-V controlled substances by the U.S Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). The new DEA registration status is the result of a concerted effort to enhance infrastructure and adopt procedural controls that facilitate compliance with DEA requirements....