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CLAAD Recognizes The Locking Cap as Top 5 Technology To Reduce Rx Abuse
Date:11/27/2012

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) today honored The Locking Cap as one of its "Top 5 Technologies To Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse."

This small safe is the only 4-digit combination locking cap for prescription bottles on the market to prevent prescription drug abuse among unauthorized users.

The Locking Cap's inventor Joseph Simpson began his crusade to stop prescription drug abuse in high school after witnessing his brother battle addiction. Now in college, Simpson and his team are dedicated to saving lives "one cap at a time."

"Our vision is to stop adolescent prescription abuse before it starts," said Simpson. "Along with being a deterrent, our product helps stop denial and start conversations between parents and kids."

The Top 5 Technologies competition aims to increase awareness of the prescription abuse epidemic, and support private-sector efforts addressing this problem.

CLAAD spokesman Michael Barnes stated, "The Locking Cap answers our organization's call for new products to foster safe medication storage and prevent kids from experimenting with prescription drugs."  

Millennium Laboratories co-sponsored the contest.  Millennium provides medication monitoring, detection and testing services.

"We are proud to recognize The Locking Cap for joining Millennium and CLAAD in our efforts to advance patient care and reduce prescription drug abuse," said Millennium Laboratories President Howard Appel. 

About the Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence

The not-for-profit Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) is a national coalition of health care providers, law enforcement, community organizations, and businesses working together to reduce prescription drug abuse while optimizing patient care.  CLAAD's National Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Strategy, which has earned the endorsements of 30 non-profit organizations, identifies the adoption of new technologies as an essential component of prescription drug abuse prevention policy.  Visit claad.org, and follow @claad_coalition

About Millennium Laboratories

Millennium Laboratories (http://millenniumlabs.com/) is the leading research-based, clinical diagnostic company dedicated to improving the lives of people with chronic pain and/or addiction. The company provides healthcare professionals with medication monitoring, drug detection and pharmacogenetic testing services to personalize treatment plans to improve clinical outcomes and patient safety. 

About The Locking Cap

Prescription drug abuse is a serious public health problem that is rapidly becoming a global epidemic. The Locking Cap was created to protect families and prevent prescription drug abuse and overdoses. http://www.TheLockingCap.com, @The_Locking_Cap.


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