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Sheriffs want lists of patients using painkillers

Sheriffs in North Carolina want access to state computer records identifying anyone with prescriptions for powerful painkillers and other controlled substances.

The state sheriff's association pushed the idea Tuesday, saying the move would help them make drug arrests and curb a growing problem of prescription drug abuse. But patient advocates say opening up people's medicine cabinets to law enforcement would deal a devastating blow to privacy rights.

Allowing sheriffs' offices and other law enforcement officials to use the state's computerized list would vastly widen the circle of people with access to information on prescriptions written for millions of people. As it stands now, doctors and pharmacists are the main users.

http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/09/08/669723/lists-of-pain-...



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So, it took over 90 years for "them" to care? Bull crap!

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the entrails of animals taken for their impurities,
the poison bags of reptiles drained of their venom
and all the inconceivable absurdities thus obtained thrust down
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suffering from some want of organization, nourishment and love.”

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And never forget, “Humans, despite our artistic pretensions, our sophistication and many accomplishments, owe the fact of our existence to a six-inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains.”

Not their job:

Their job is to protect our liberty and if they can't do that, they should be sued for being a fraud in the position and removed.

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I love my country
I am appalled by my government

An effort to legitamize the war on drugs, as in "good for you"

The war on drugs is the spear tip of tyranny.
Police are enlisted by the IRS and DEA to terrorize you and initiate a police state facism on steroids riding in drones.

And never forget, “Humans, despite our artistic pretensions, our sophistication and many accomplishments, owe the fact of our existence to a six-inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains.”

serve and protect?

No it is all about revenue.
Do you know you can be found guilty for a misdemeanor and be fined $150 and then they add on a "few" court costs and you owe almost a thousand bucks.... It is all about the money. They couldn't care less about laws or justice!

Formerly rprevolutionist

How about

suppositories does he want a list of them or how many prunes I eat for breakfast?

"We can see with our eyes, hear with our ears and feel with our touch, but we understand with our hearts."

lol... that was funny.. I

lol... that was funny.. I choked on my drink.

Someone ought to leak

the list of Viagra patients. Or the names of teachers on Prozac. Or the names of judges on barbiturates or amphetamines.

Colchester, New London County, Connecticut

KASPER (Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting)

http://chfs.ky.gov/os/oig/KASPER.htm

Freedom is not: doing everything you want to.
Freedom is: not having to do what you don't want to do.
~ Joyce Meyer

Kentucky

"Abuse, misuse, diversion and illegal sale of prescription drugs are some of the largest threats facing the safety and welfare of the citizens of Kentucky."

If that's the worst Kentucky is facing, we ought to move there. In any case, I'm off all legal prescription drugs and going for all natural relief.

Colchester, New London County, Connecticut

Amen to that Sister

Amen

Freedom is not: doing everything you want to.
Freedom is: not having to do what you don't want to do.
~ Joyce Meyer

good find...

who couldn't see this coming? This is just the beginning of problems for digital records.

this comes to mind

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OhlQGaUduw

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