Utah aims to curtail prescription drug abuse

When police officers in Utah pull over a motorist on suspicion of drunken driving, they don’t always smell booze on the driver’s breath. Instead, the driver might be under the influence of prescription drugs.
“I see more drug-related DUIs than alcohol-related DUIs,” Lindon police Officer Darrell Bingham told The Associated Press.
But arresting drug-impaired drivers is just one part Utah’s fight against rampant prescription drug abuse in the state.

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