Prescription Drug Abuse (Opposing Viewpoints) (Library Binding)
During the year 2017, news sources reported that America is in an opioid-abuse crisis. Prescription drug abuse is dangerous and is not a light matter. The information in this volume provides insight into the impact and consequences of the prescription drug abuse problem in the United States, the causes of prescription drug addiction, and proposed and existing government policies that are hotly debated in the ongoing effort to effectively confront the prescription drug abuse problem in this country. Varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that surround this issue are presented so that readers can form intelligent, balanced, and healthy opinions about prescription drugs.