Thursday, May 31, 2007

Drug use climbing

From the Sarnia (Ont.) Observer:
Prescription drug addiction can happen to anybody.

Without the proper information and monitoring, it is very easy for someone to become dependent on medications such as opiates, benzodiazepines and stimulants, Luis Viana said.

The pharmacist consultant told those gathered for the annual Chatham-Kent Crime Stoppers appreciation luncheon that addiction to prescription medication is a growing problem. ...more

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