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Epidemic - America's Perscription Drug Abuse Crisis

Unauthorized access to prescription medicine is very common among young children and teens. In fact, 64 percent of children ages 12 to 17 abuse pain relievers, obtaining prescription medications from friends and relatives---typically without their knowledge1. The mishandling and theft with prescription medications at nursing homes and healthcare facilities is also a growing problem2. With this said, Flambeau, Inc. is excited to announce its newest product, ScriptSafe®. ScriptSafe® is a new to market heavy-duty plastic carrying case with patent pending locking features designed to safely store and help secure prescription medications.
Sources: 1 The Partnership at 2 WOWKTV.Com

Also in 2010, 2.1% of 8th graders, 4.6% of 10th graders, and 5.1% of 12th graders had abused OxyContin for nonmedical purposes at least once in the year prior to being surveyed
Source: Monitoring the Future