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It’s easy to see why this proposal is supported by the Washington Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs, the Association of Northwest Pharmacies, the Washington Association for Substance Abuse & Violence Prevention, the Washington State Association of Counties and many other groups. They all understand that the best place for unwanted pharmaceuticals is not home medicine cabinets, waiting for crooks or addicts. Read more...
Snohomish County could serve as the model for a proposed drug take-back program designed to save lives statewide, which is why Snohomish County Sheriff John Lovick is among those urging citizens to contact their state Legislators to voice their support for it. Read more...
Leftover medications are fueling an epidemic of prescription-drug abuse that is killing more Washingtonians than traffic accidents, say drug-addiction experts. Yet pharmaceutical companies have consistently torpedoed efforts here to fund a statewide disposal program for unused drugs. Read more...
Responding to concerns about excessive prescribing of drugs, Washington state has new rules in effect. But will it make a difference in a trend that is claiming more lives nationally, including among the young? Read more...
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