04-05-2010 PRESCRIPTION DRUG RELATED DEATHS IN OKLAHOMA – Oklahoma drug-related deaths may hit high over past decade, prescription abuse has surpassed meth for killing more Oklahomans


State, feds in M dispute over child-welfare law

Filed under: Drug Abuse Oklahoma

The Child Abuse Prevention and Training Act allows states to disclose "case" information after a child abuse death or near death. The federal agency interprets "case" to mean only the incident causing the death. Oklahoma and other states allow for a …
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CHPA Applauds Oklahoma's Adoption Of HB 2941

Filed under: Drug Abuse Oklahoma

Oklahoma now joins 21 others states that have this capability. HB 2941 also ensures that Oklahoma's improved tracking system is fully on line with the state's meth offender registry, which blocks purchases by individuals with certain drug offenses on …
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Losing The War On Meth And Sudafed At The Same Time

Filed under: Drug Abuse Oklahoma

Politicians love to get on their soap boxes and rail against drug abuse. But few have learned from past tactical mistakes. As meth abuse rises again, Oklahoma is poised to make Sudafed only accessible with a prescription. A more promising development …
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