prescription drugs http://kbia.org en Missouri Senate endorses drug program renewal http://kbia.org/post/missouri-senate-endorses-drug-program-renewal <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Missouri Senate has endorsed legislation to renew an expiring prescription drug benefit for over 200,000 low-income and disabled seniors.</span></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:43:29 +0000 Associated Press 51443 at http://kbia.org Missouri Senate endorses drug program renewal Mo. House endorses prescription drug database http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-endorses-prescription-drug-database <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Missouri</font>&nbsp;House members have endorsed the creation of a government&nbsp;<font color="red">database&nbsp;</font>to track people's prescription drug purchases.</p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:30:56 +0000 Associated Press 48043 at http://kbia.org Mo. House endorses prescription drug database Drug Take Back Program visits Columbia http://kbia.org/post/drug-take-back-program-visits-columbia <p></p><p>The Drug Take Back Program is collecting prescription drugs today in Columbia. Ryan Worley, Coordinator of the Youth Community Coalition, is in charge of the program. He said unused prescription drugs can sometimes be accessible to and abused by family members if they are not disposed of properly.</p><p>“These are not safe to abuse. They are drugs they are powerful, and they should only be taken the way a doctor prescribes them,” Worley said.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 22:37:57 +0000 Jonathan Fenton 42687 at http://kbia.org Drug Take Back Program visits Columbia Concerns over drinking water motivate drug take-back participation http://kbia.org/post/concerns-over-drinking-water-motivate-drug-take-back-participation <p></p><p></p><p>The Boone County Sheriff’s Department collected almost 650 pounds of prescription drugs from drop-off locations around Boone County in a drug pick-up event this past weekend … and the sheriff’s department reports there is an increase in people dropping off prescriptions for environmental reasons.</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 13:20:09 +0000 Kate Grumke 32898 at http://kbia.org Concerns over drinking water motivate drug take-back participation Competing drug monitoring programs designed either to pass General Assembly or fail ballot vote http://kbia.org/post/competing-drug-monitoring-programs-designed-either-pass-general-assembly-or-fail-ballot-vote <p>Two bills that would create a prescription drug monitoring program in Missouri received a hearing today before a State Senate committee. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 00:13:59 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30084 at http://kbia.org Competing drug monitoring programs designed either to pass General Assembly or fail ballot vote Prescription drug database doomed in Senate http://kbia.org/post/prescription-drug-database-doomed-senate <p>&nbsp;A Missouri senator has successfully killed a bill that would have authorized a government database to track people&#39;s prescription drug purchases.</p><p> Fri, 04 May 2012 15:37:40 +0000 Associated Press & Marshall Griffin & Mary McGuire 13552 at http://kbia.org Prescription drug database doomed in Senate