Pharmacy supplying NFL players gets busted by DEA

Pharmacy supplying NFL players gets busted by DEA

There has been an ongoing problem with prescription drug abuse in the NFL. Numerous players have come forward confessing to using and abusing prescription drug in recent years. While some may assume the professional athletes in questions received these pills from local drug dealers, the DEA uncovered the source of these prescription painkillers — a pharmacy. Read more

Prescription stimulant abuse on the rise in white-collar America

Prescription stimulant abuse on the rise in white-collar America

America’s white-collar working class has found a larger demand for prescription stimulants to increase work performance. According to Express Scripts, the country’s largest prescription-drug manager, roughly 2.6 million American adults have received ADHD medication in 2012, which marks a 53 percent increase over just the past four years. Use among adults 26 to 34 years old also doubled. Read more