Prescription Diversion & Abuse: An Update

April 27, 2011, 11:00 AM

Robert L. Hill, Supervisory Special Agent & Chief, Pharmaceutical Investigations Section, Office of Diversion Control Prescription Diversion & Abuse: An Update

Prescription drug abuse, misuse, and illegal manufacturing have led to an upward spiral of crime, emergency room visits, and deaths. In anticipation of the upcoming National Prescription Drug Take Back Day sponsored by DEA, Special Agent Robert L. Hill will speak about the current issues of prescription drug abuse, recent DEA operations against traffickers of these products, and how it is the fastest growing segment of drugs that are abused.

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