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Posts tagged Prescriptions

March 3, 2017


As Opioid Prescriptions Fell, Deaths Involving Heroin Rose

A new study has found that restricting opioid prescriptions may have an unintended side effect: more overdose deaths involving heroin and fentanyl.

February 8, 2017


Committee Approves Bill Aimed At Limiting Opioid Prescriptions

The proposal would apply to first time adult patients and children and would also allow people to only have a portion of their prescription filled.

December 14, 2015


GOP Legislator Wants Sudafed Prescription Bill Alternative

Sen. Randy Head wants to put pseudoephedrine products behind the counter and require pharmacists to question customers before selling them the drugs.

January 8, 2014


ACLU Sues Over Drug Testing For Painkiller Patients

The ACLU of Indiana is suing the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana over new rules that require patients who are prescribed painkillers to be drug tested.

September 27, 2010


Prescription Drug Abuse on the Rise

Police say prescription drug abuse in Indiana is increasing. The State Police Post held an unused prescription collection Saturday.

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