Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Pharm parties expose teens to dangers of mixing prescription drugs

Review Journal (Las Vegas, NV) May 31, 2011

"Prescription pills are becoming an increasingly popular drug of choice among teens, in part because of their accessibility.
'Pharm' parties are an emerging trend where an assortment of pills is mixed in a bowl and taken at random by partygoers, police officials said.
These pharm parties, or pharming, pill or phishing parties, as they're called, can be deadly.
It happened in 2006 when a girl attended a high school party while the host's parents were out of town. To enter the party, each kid had to donate prescription pills into the bowl." Read More

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