Skyrocketing heroin use in Central Oregon
The Bend man had been buying prescription painkillers on the street for months, a gateway into a world of needles ... can buy a gram of heroin there for $50, and resell it for $200 in Central Oregon, financing their own drug habit in the process. “You ...
Assembly Bill Allows Syringes to Be Sold Over the Counter, Without Prescriptions
Most states allow syringes to be sold over the counter without a prescription, and New Jersey moved closer ... There have been numerous studies that have shown that if you can prevent someone from using a dirty needle you will prevent people from acquiring ...
PA allows over-the-counter syringe sales
Philadelphia health officials say a new pharmacy rule will help slow the spread of HIV among injection-drug users. Pennsylvania residents can now buy needles and syringes at the pharmacy without a prescription ... in Philadelphia. You know, think about ...
Drug Use and HIV
Carefully clean your cookers and the site you will ... use a new syringe if possible. Better public access to clean needles reduces the spread of HIV and hepatitis. In some states, adults can purchase new syringes in pharmacies without a prescription.
Pain and pain management in NFL spawn a culture of prescription drug use and abuse
Worried about his livelihood, he made it on the football field each Sunday thanks to a syringe full of a drug ... can have onset within 10 minutes, peaking within an hour and showing a half-life of 6 1 / 2 hours, according to studies. “Once you get ...