Spike in Local Pharmacy Robberies

EUGENE, Ore. — A spike in pharmacy robberies during the last month is raising questions about a prescription drug problem in Lane County. Two Bi-marts were robbed just this week in Eugene. Lane County Public Health says a demand for the drugs could be a reason for the recent increase. It says we do have … Continue reading »

1,000 Pounds of Prescriptions Collected

EUGENE, Ore. — Just over 1,000 pounds of unwanted medication was collected at a drug take-back event on Saturday. Cars lined up at the Pain Society of Oregon in Eugene as volunteers collected all the unwanted and expired prescriptions. Doctors said prescription medication when used appropriately are fine, but they often times end up in … Continue reading »