Monthly Archives: January 2013

Many Parents Not Concerned About Children’s Misuse of Narcotics

By Join Together Staff | January 28, 2013 | Leave a comment | Filed in Parenting, Prescription Drugs & Youth A survey of parents finds just one-third are very concerned about the misuse of prescribed narcotic pain medicine by children … Continue reading

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Seeking “Higher” Ground: The Dangers of Designer Drugs

By Harry Leider | January 22, 2013 |  2n Scientific American.Com   Since ancient times, humans have been fascinated with ways to alter consciousness, and have gone to great lengths to reach a “higher” ground.  From naturally occurring substances such as opium and betel nuts, to … Continue reading

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NYPD Use Decoy Pill Bottles to Track Pain-Pill Thieves

By Join Together Staff | January 16, 2013 | Leave a comment | Filed inCommunity Related, Prescription Drugs & Prevention The New York Police Department has announced it will put decoy pill bottles with tracking devices on pharmacy shelves, in an effort to track stolen painkillers. … Continue reading

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NYC Restricts Some Painkillers in Public Hospital ERs

By Join Together Staff | January 11, 2013 | Leave a comment | Filed inCommunity Related, Healthcare, Prescription Drugs & Prevention New York City public hospitals will restrict prescriptions of some powerful painkillers in their emergency rooms, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Thursday. The new policy is designed … Continue reading

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