Drug Store News (Woonsocket, RI) September 6, 2012
"CVS Caremark announced that it has joined with a group of public and private sector partners and will sponsor the 'The Medicine Abuse Project,' a multiyear effort by The Partnership at Drugfree.org to raise awareness and curb the abuse of prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines. The project's goal is to prevent half a million teens from abusing medicines over the next five years.
'It is startling that 1-in-6 teens has taken a prescription drug without a prescription and that the majority of teens who abuse medications get them from the homes of family and friends,' CVS Caremark president and CEO Larry Merlo said." Read More