"The Talk of Maine" piece on the rise of crimes in Maine tied to prescription dr
"The Talk of Maine" piece on the rise of crimes in Maine tied to prescription drug abuse. The problem is growing worse with a five hundred percent rise in drug-related deaths in Maine. Unlike other areas of New England, prescription drugs, in particular Oxycontin, is the drug of choice for a variety of factors. Many times, legally prescribed medications are sold by the patient as a way to make money. One solution may lie in better monitoring of controlled substances. Other possible solutions include advocacy, education and an aggressive drug take back program.
Wright, Virginia, ""The Talk of Maine" piece on the rise of crimes in Maine tied to prescription dr" (2011). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 3874.