Substance abuse

Bartholomew County sees surge in overdose deaths

Posted: May 5, 2021 / 10:29 p.m. EDT / Update: May 5, 2021 / 10:29 p.m. EDT BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Indiana – Bartholomew County officials see recent spike in overdose deaths. In the first four months of this year, the Sheriff’s Office and the Columbus Police Department responded to more overdoses …

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House OKs removing purchase permits to buy handguns

RALEIGH, NC (AP) – The long practice in North Carolina of county sheriffs granting permits to local residents before they can purchase a handgun would end under legislation approved by the House on Wednesday night. The North Carolina Sheriffs Association supported the repeal of the gun purchase license – a …

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MediciNova receives notice of intention to grant

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 5, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company listed on the NASDAQ Global Market (NASDAQ: MNOV) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s JASDAQ Market (code number: 4875), announced today that it has received a notice of intention to grant from the European Patent Office for …

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Study: Massachusetts tops stimulant prescriptions

A review by the Federal Agency for Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs reveals that Massachusetts has the highest rate of stimulant prescriptions among 26 representative states, including drugs to treat ADHD such as Adderall, Ritalin, and Concerta. John Eadie, who tracks drug prescriptions under the National High Intensity Drug Trafficking Zone …

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