by Harriet Jones
Connecticut is one of the first states to join a new effort to combat the opioid crisis. MedicineSafe aims to coordinate the efforts of many different agencies in keeping addictive painkillers out of the wrong hands.
MedicineSafe has been put together by an online group called the Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies. That group of major internet companies, including Google, PayPal and FaceBook, was set up in 2011, to try to identify and warn people about counterfeit medicines being offered online.
Now it’s added a new mission.