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Pharmacists Fight Abusers

Security, surveillance systems on the rise in stores

July 15, 2013

MOUNDSVILLE — With an increase in prescription drug abuse occurring in the Ohio Valley and across the nation, local pharmacists continue training to deal with drug abusers’ potential attempts to rob......

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Jul-15-13 5:02 AM

While pharmacy workers should continue to take all precautions and be prepared, the majority of prescription drug abuse are coming from pill mills out of the area. That is the count we do not hear about much. Those that bring in area a danger and we don't hear those numbers. Good job to Elm Grove Pharmacy.

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Jul-15-13 6:49 AM

We now have 24/7 "pain management clinics" starting up in the Ohio Valley. I, for one, had no idea this small valley had a need for a 24/7 facility to manage pain.

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Jul-15-13 7:24 AM

Do Pharmacy Degrees require a course in gun proficiency now?

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Jul-15-13 7:41 AM

The chief needs reminded the State of WV is an open carry state.

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Jul-15-13 11:42 AM

It's about time the pharmacies take responsibility for securing their goods. Might have to take the old bank teller rout...bullet proof glass and sliding drawers. These pill zombie idiots will stop at nothing.

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Jul-15-13 12:54 PM

I'm always amazed by the peeps!

The pain pill epidemic goes like this: Doctor writes perscription and pharmacist fills perscription. If you have private insurance co-pay, if you have medicaid I pay your co-pay....

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Jul-15-13 3:29 PM

24/7?-that does not even make sense. Pain clinics often give injections to keep people off the pills-so I thought anyway.

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Jul-16-13 7:05 AM

Pharmacists also have to fight doctors who are greedy and immoral.

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