Fight against prescription drug abuse leads to rise in heroin use
From the beginning, the U.S. government's decade-long crackdown on abuse of prescription drugs has run an unsettling risk: that arresting doctors and shuttering "pill mills" would inadvertently fuel a new epidemic of heroin use.
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#1 Mar 9, 2014
his is bs! Most o the people I know that have a legitimate need for opiate pain meds would never think of using illegal drugs. It is the pillheads and dea thugs that are ruining the lives of innocent people.
Since: Mar 14
#2 Mar 11, 2014
You are right, I've needed to take pain pills for various health issues, but if I couldn't get them anymore, I wouldn't start using heroin!
Since: Jan 13
#3 Mar 12, 2014
it's just scaremongering the general public who don't know into being up against both prescription opiates and heroin. trying to convince them that there are such things as gateway drugs which is bs. and trying to make out that heroin users are going to lure in the prescriptionless or something.
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