Our Views: Opioid Forum Shows Lewis County at Its Best — Working Together

Drug abuse isn’t a new problem, but modern prescription opiates have changed the game. Up until the past 10 or 15 years, most opiate abusers got hooked on the street, buying dubious products from dealers. 

Today, you’re more likely to get your first dose of Oxycontin with a legal prescription from your doctor, doled out by your friendly neighborhood pharmacist.