Prescription Drug Abuse on the Rise

MEDFORD, Ore. — Prescription pain killer abuse is on the rise in Oregon, and now it’s being linked to more deaths than car accidents. A report released this month from the trust for America‚Äôs health shows Oregon ranks 21st in among all states with nearly 13% mortality rate, roughly double the mortality rate from a … Continue reading »

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

MEDFORD, Ore. — National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day took place over the weekend and officials say it was very successful. The Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement Team reports collecting nearly one hundred and fifty pounds of prescription drugs from more than 60 people. During the event, Medford Police also teamed up with Rogue Disposal … Continue reading »