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Californians will get more information on what’s driving prescription drug prices under law signed by governor

  A pharmacy technician fills a prescription in Sacramento. A law Gov. Jerry Brown signed Monday aims to increase disclosure on drug prices. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press) Gov. Jerry Brown approved a measure Monday to increase disclosure on prescription drug prices, the

Officials work to cut prescription drug abuse

The Chenango Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition has been working for three years to get old prescriptions out of residents’ medicine and kitchen cabinets and properly disposed of. The coalition was formed shortly after the Chenango County Health Department saw a spike

DEA does not need warrant to subpoena Oregon prescription drug information

A three-member panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the Drug Enforcement Administration does not need a court-ordered warrant to subpoena information from Oregon’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. It also found the ACLU should not have