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Rockefeller, Rahall reintroduce prescription drug bill

February 16, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Legislation to prevent prescription drug abuse has been re-introduced in the Senate and House by West Virginia congressmen. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., and Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W....

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Feb-16-13 11:31 AM

I know they mean well,but it won't help.There is really no way to keep a person from ODing if they want to.

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Feb-16-13 9:52 AM

The proplem is not the dr or pharmacys it is the d--- as-- that just want to get high the biggest problem i have noticed are the ones that our tax money pays for them to stay home not work and this does not apply to all with a medical card or what ever some people must have help and deserve the help what i cant stand to see are my tax dollars paying there rent buy there food sleep allday wont work and the goverment doesnt care and when some one does need some medication for something you fell like a drug addict to get what you must have to be able to work with what ever your problem may be to pay for the ones that can work but wont then they sale there medicine they dont need in the first place and if they do they sell it any way i work every day cant afford medical ins but make shure the ones that have no proplems have every thing free and this is not aimed at those who cant help it go and buy suddafed you feel like a crimanal p-ss me off

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Feb-16-13 6:38 AM

No amount of legislation will prevent people from abusing medicine if that is what they want to do. Not to mention, doctors and pharmacies have no way of policing people once they leave their premises. Something needs done, but they are tring to focus on the wrong end of the problem.

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