Americans are being prescribed more medications than ever before. In fact, nearly half (48.5%) of Americans have used at least one prescription drug in the last 30 days. Logically so, the pharmaceutical industry is booming: in 2011, doctors and dispensaries provided 2.6 billion post-appointment prescription drugs, and in the same year, pharmacy and drug store sales in the United States totaled over $231 billion. With prescription drug demand on the rise and internet-based medical purchases becoming more common, pharmaceutical companies are constantly coming up with new methods to keep us and our families safe, namely through medical packaging techniques.
Even when it comes to over-the-counter medications, which some view as potentially less dangerous than prescription dr