The Victorian government has announced 30 million dollars will be spent on a crackdown on ‘prescription shopping’.
A new monitoring system will be introduced in an attempt to reduce the number of people dying from overdoses on prescription medicine.
But what does this announcement mean for people in Victoria?
Rochelle Kirkham has the story.
First aired on SYN 90.7FM from 4.30pm on Tuesday April 26, 2016.