Monday, September 10, 2012

CVS Caremark to sponsor The Partnership at campaign to curb Rx abuse

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 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

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