Ridgway – Drug possession charges will be filed against a Clearfield County woman who was arrested in Elk County following a traffic stop. State Police in Ridgway report that 42-year-old Amanda Royer of Curwensville was a passenger in a car pulled over for a speeding... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Aging announced a new law that expands income eligibility limits for the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly Needs Enhancement Tier (PACENET) program is now in effect. Governor Tom Wolf signed legislation into law in December 2021 that allows... Read More.
Pennsylvania – If you know of someone with a substance use disorder or even if you don't think you know anyone who uses narcotics, Pennsylvania officials are urging you to carry naloxone, sometimes known by its brand name Narcan. First responders have already been strongly... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Tuesday that Democrats have reached a deal on a measure aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs as part of President Joe Biden's "Build Back Better" package. This is one of the last major remaining hurdles... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A popular plan to let the government directly negotiate lower prescription drug prices with pharmaceutical companies -- extracting significant savings for taxpayers and patients -- will likely not be part of the Democrats' sweeping social spending package, the White House said Thursday. The... Read More.
Highland Township, PA – A woman's camping equipment and medication was stolen in Elk County. The 29-year-old Saint Marys woman told police that she had been at Bear Creek Campgrounds in Highland Township on July 30. Several items were stolen while she was away from the... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - Do you have extra prescription medications you are not longer taking? Make sure they don't fall into the wrong hands. Dispose of them safely by taking them to any of the hundreds of secure drug take-back locations. Although the locations are... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - Over the weekend for the 19th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Governor Tom Wolf and the Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Health (DOH) encouraged all Pennsylvanians to drop off any medications that they no longer use, so those... Read More.