Prescription drug abuse reaches epidemic proportions
Updated: Tuesday, October 29 2013, 09:32 AM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Prescription drug abuse in the United States has reached epidemic proportions according to a classification by the Centers for Disease Control.
Michigan is no exception.
To combat the issue local and national leaders are gathering Tuesday in Lansing to discuss a game plan.
The two-day summit will be held at the Lansing Community College starting Tuesday morning at 8:00.
United States Attorneys Barbara McQuade and Patrick Miles will be in attendance, along with Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette.