Good Medicine, Bad Behavior:
Drug Diversion in America
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Partnership for a Drug-Free America
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
Food and Drug Administration
National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Partnership for Drug-Free America Not in My House Campaign
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Explore the rise of patent medicine industry from the late 1800s through to modern day prescription drugs.
History of Prescription Drugs
Explore the revolution in therapeutics during the past 120 years. Medicines have been discovered to cure disease and to relieve pain.
The Science of Drugs
Explore the many substances found to have wonderful healing and pain-relieving properties, but also many that could cause harm if used incorrectly.
The Controlled Distribution System
Explore the various laws and regulations have been passed by the federal and state governments to regulate and control the manufacture, distribution and dispensing of medicines.
Explore the laws put in place in response to growing abuse and addiction problems with controlled substances.
Diversion of Chemicals
Explores the clandestine production of drugs, which is dependent on the availability of chemicals necessary to produce the illicit drug activity.
Explores the critical balance between promoting pain relief and preventing the diversion and abuse of powerful prescription drugs.
Explore individuals lost to prescription drug abuse and related drug violence.
Explore the resources in the Discovery Corner to learn more about prescription drugs.
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