Prescription drug abuse rates are rapidly increasing in the United States. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the U.S. makes up only 5 percent of the world’s population, yet it is responsible for the consumption of 75 percent of the world’s prescription drugs. Abuse of prescription drugs occurs who the drug is taken in a manner other than its intended purpose such as to get high.
Prescription drug abuse can take over someone's life if help isn't found. It doesn’t have to be this way though. For those who are struggling with prescription drug abuse and addiction, help is only a phone call away.
Colorado legalized marijuana use three years ago. Under the law, an adult aged 21 years and above can legally possess and consume marijuana. However, Amendment 64, the Colorado Marijuana Legalization Amendment, does not permit public consumption of marijuana. In 2012, Colorado approved recreational marijuana but retained its medical marijuana framework and treated the recreational products […]Read Full Article