Ohio’s prescription drug abuse problem is spiraling out of control, and national organizations such as the Drug Enforcement Agency are offering insufficient report – leading lawmakers to find other ways to combat the epidemic, according to this article in Salem-News.com. Their main partner? The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators, a nonprofit organization funded by Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin. Anyone else see the conflict here?
Read about Purdue’s federal involvement in combating drug abuse here.