Jackson and St. Louis counties are joining forces to track abuse of prescription painkillers such as oxycodone.
Jackson and St. Louis counties are joining forces to track abuse of prescription painkillers such as oxycodone. File photo by Allison Long along@kcstar.com
Jackson and St. Louis counties are joining forces to track abuse of prescription painkillers such as oxycodone. File photo by Allison Long along@kcstar.com

Jackson, St. Louis counties team up to track prescription drug abuse

January 24, 2017 03:43 PM

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