Artist Rod Sounik talks about the spontaneity of glass blowing and shaping.
A one- day “Take Back” prescription pill campaign by the Drug Enforcement Administration gets underway across the nation.
Law enforcement official are still seeking 10 people including the drug ring’s leader, accused of shipping and selling drugs that created an atmosphere of violence; 19 have already been apprehended. State and federal authorities say the group delivered and sold hundreds of pounds of cocaine and marijuana in the central Ohio area over the past decade.
Wal-Mart stores in Ohio today began selling certain generic prescription drugs for 4 dollars. Company officials say the reduced priced prescriptions represent about a quarter of the prescriptions dispensed in the United States. The company says it’s passing the saving on to customers. But critics of the giant retailer suspect other motives.
In the past 18 months the Columbus Division of Police has made millions of dollars worth of seizures in narcotics and drug money. And authorities worry the city is becoming a major drug distribution site.
Recent studies indicate the use of club drugs such as ecstasy and G-H-B continue to rise. Doctors at Ohio State University Medical Center are trying to reverse the trend through education. Doctors say educating people about the drugs’ long-term effects on the brain is key to discouraging drug use.