Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Special task force to address Utah's high prescription drug abuse problem

Today, professions met to discuss a first of it's kind task force being set up in Utah to address the issue of Utah's high perscription drug abuse problem.  More here.  A 2007 federal study of painkiller use found Utah leads the nation in nonmedical use of prescription with 6.5 percent of the population using drugs without a doctor's order.

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