Then-Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics director Marshall Fisher, left, explains how the charts list reported drug overdose cases from each county, after a 2013 news conference on a new effort to educe prescription-drug abuse. The state Department of Public Safety and MBN set up 10 safe boxes at driver's license offices around Mississippi providing people a place they can drop off unneeded prescription drugs in the secure boxes, no questions asked.
Then-Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics director Marshall Fisher, left, explains how the charts list reported drug overdose cases from each county, after a 2013 news conference on a new effort to educe prescription-drug abuse. The state Department of Public Safety and MBN set up 10 safe boxes at driver's license offices around Mississippi providing people a place they can drop off unneeded prescription drugs in the secure boxes, no questions asked. Rogelio V. Solis AP File
Then-Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics director Marshall Fisher, left, explains how the charts list reported drug overdose cases from each county, after a 2013 news conference on a new effort to educe prescription-drug abuse. The state Department of Public Safety and MBN set up 10 safe boxes at driver's license offices around Mississippi providing people a place they can drop off unneeded prescription drugs in the secure boxes, no questions asked. Rogelio V. Solis AP File

Drug overdose deaths reach record in Mississippi

June 16, 2017 03:57 PM

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