Ryan Sight Act Case Study

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Portrait two discusses the Ryan Haight Act of 2008 and how it came about. Back in the year of 2001 there was a young man by the name of Ryan Haight. He was a well-known athlete as well as an A student from La Mesa, California. At the age of 18 Ryan died from an overdose due to high usage of Vicodin that he received from the Internet. He had no intentions of abusing the drug and was only taking the medication in order to relief his back pain. Ryan was able to obtain the pills by lying about his age through a questionnaire. After learning that her son was able to get such medication through the internet Francine Haight immediately contacted the DEA. While researching she noticed that there was numerous of internet pharmacies that were selling

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