CDC: Prescriptions Drugs Cause More Deaths than Heroin and Cocaine Combined

South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorneys Many people do not realize the seriousness of prescription drug abuse. Street drugs like heroin, crack or meth have always been considered evil for decades, but prescription drugs have not had that status.  As a result, there's a tendency to take them a little less seriously. This may be the wake up call … [Read more...]

DHEC Bans Bath Salts and K2 in SC

As we recently reported, the readily available designer drugs known as Bath Salts and K2 have been under fire as local leaders push to vote restrictions into place prohibiting anyone from manufacturing, selling, or possessing the substances.  As these bans go into effect, convenience store owners and local smoke shops may be left scrambling to pull … [Read more...]

DHEC Moves Forward with Bath Salts Ban

South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorneys WIS-TV is reporting that South Carolina health officials on Thursday worked on an emergency regulation to ban chemicals found in synthetic drugs that law enforcement officials say are sweeping the state. "We feel like this is the way to address this very emerging issue and very much a changing issue," … [Read more...]

D.U.I.D. in SC

In South Carolina, you can be charged with driving under the influence of prescribed or over-the counter drugs or medication in addition to driving while under the influence of illicit drugs. States are under pressure to tighten laws for convicting DUIDs and set clear legal definitions. For now, DUID lawyers may have more opportunities for reducing … [Read more...]

FDA panel fails to agree on Bisphosphonate Drug Restrictions

South Carolina Fosamax Lawsuit Reproductive Health Drugs and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory board met last week to determine whether the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should require drug companies to change the label on bisphosphonate drugs to warn that the drug not be used long term. Read about one bisphosphonate drug … [Read more...]

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