Morgan Hooked - Morgan County Citizen
By Tia Lynn Ivey managing editor A new database shows opioid prescription drug use is disturbingly ubiquitous across the country, and Morgan County is no exception. Between 2006 and 2012, over 4 million prescription pain pills were supplied to Morgan County, enough for 32 pills per person per year. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which tracks every single pain pill sold in the United States, has made the organization’s records public from 2006-2012, after fighting prolonged legal pressure from media outlets to do so. The Washington Post sifted through the ... Read More