Wiltshire Police Issue Warnings
About Teens Using Prescription Drug Xanax
Police have issued (23) ______ about a prescription drug “as addictive as heroin” after 20 teenagers in the same city were left needing medical treatment.
Wiltshire Police (24) ______ parents to talk to their children about the dangers of taking drugs not prescribed to them after they (25) ______ teens in Salisbury were “deliberately risking their health” by taking Xanax.
A 15-year-old has since been arrested on suspicion of supplying the Class C drug. He was taken into (26) ______ for questioning before being released under (27) ______.
All of the teenagers affected by the drug in Salisbury - thought to be aged between 15 and 16 and from several local schools - have now (28) ______.
Inspector Pete Sparrow said the (29) ______ have left police “concerned”.
“It is being sold through (30) ______ sources at very low prices, making this attractive to young impressionable children,” he said.
“As a parent myself, I think it is my duty to talk to my children on this subject and
(31) ______ them to the risks and consequences.”
Wiltshire Council has advised teens in the area to contact the local drugs and alcohol service
Motiv8 if they have any (32) ______.
(Adapted from: http://www.hujfingtonpostco. uk/entry/wiltshire-police-warnings-teens-prescription-drug-xanax_uk_591 Ze9e5e4bo5obdca608d92? utm_hp_ref= uk-crime)