Pain Pill Study Released In The Bluegrass State

A recent study from the Washington Post shows pharmacies in Johnson County received nearly 25-million pain pills between 2006 and 2012.According to the findings from the Automation of Reports and Consolidated Orders System (ARCOS) released by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, Value-Med Inc. led the Bluegrass state through those years by receiving 10,449,480 prescription pain pills.Value-Med Inc. was the only pharmacy to break 10 million pain pills, surpassing a Louisville pharmacy at 9.6 million.Another pharmacy in Paintsville, Medicine Cabinet pharmacy, received 9,183,940 units.

Source: MG News

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