Prescription drug abuse forums to take place this week

Medical experts and law enforcement leaders to discuss drug abuse issues

POSTED: 06:07 PM PDT May 12, 2013    UPDATED: 09:31 AM PDT May 13, 2013 

Three town-hall meetings will take place starting Tuesday up and down the coast.

In Santa Barbara, the forum will be held at the Santa Barbara Central Library.

In Santa Ynez Valley, the forum will be at the Little Theater at Santa Ynez Valley High School.

In Santa Maria, the final forum will be at the Shepherd Hall at the Santa Maria Library.

All events take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m.