The Army will soon begin expanded testing of Soldiers for unauthorized prescription drugs, in addition to currently tested illegal substances. “We’re starting with hydrocodone and hydromorphone as the first expansion” of testing said Lt. Col. Shaun Bailey, chief of the drug testing branch at the Army Center for Substance Abuse Programs. He explained that these two pain-killers are widely used, as they are found in Vicodin and other brand-named drugs.
Opioid Prescriptions High for US Soldiers Returning From Deployment
The mass drugging of US troops is one of the most underreported scandals of the modern era, with soldiers not only being used as guinea pigs in a brave new world of pharmacological experimentation, but also having their rights stripped as a result. http://www.infowars.com/mass-drugging-of-us-troops-an-underreported-scandal/
Twenty-year-old Katanna MacDonald, of Greenwood, died Thursday from an accidental overdose of methadone, the latest of several prescription drug deaths in the province. Police are investigating. (Facebook)
Courtesy of PeaceHealth Laboratories Peggy Fitzgerald, medical technologist for PeaceHealth Laboratories in Springfield, Ore., analyzes a sample for the medical group's newly patented drug test, Patient Protect. The new test is used to determine prescription drug misuse and abuse.
3rd Greenwich resident charged in connection with overdose death
Greenwich police have made an arrest in the death of Christopher Harris, of Riverside, who died at the age of 18 on Jan. 8, 2011, after being found unresponsive at home. Photo: Contributed Photo, Greenwich Time / Greenwich Time Contributed