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Event will battle growing prescription abuse dangers

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Melissa Russell, a volunteer staff member at Mission Missouri, puts together "Prescription Take Back Event" information packets to be placed in pharmacies and doctor's offices in Sikeston.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
Medicine cabinets are new 'drug dealers'


SIKESTON -- Trends indicate more of today's teenagers are passing on the hard-to-obtain street drugs and opting for the typically easily accessible prescription drugs.

Jane Pfefferkorn, executive director of Mission Missouri, said prescription drug abuse is so dangerous.

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