Prescription Drug Theft

District Issues, Uncategorized / Monday, February 25th, 2019

Check out this article from the Gloucester Daily Times regarding prescription drug theft in the Commonwealth, including legislators’ efforts to prevent such activity.

State Rep. Lenny Mirra, a West Newbury Republican, said there needs to be a better system for tracking the theft of opioid medications that are finding their way into the illicit drug trade.

“There’s got to be a way to get the feds, state, hospitals, the drug manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers on the same page,” he said. “This stuff is killing thousands of people.”

Read the full article here.

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