Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack hopes that Whitney Houston’s tragic death can be “a turning point in the struggle against prescription drug abuse in America.”
While we do not know the cause of Houston’s death, but we do know that she struggled with substance abuse and was taking prescription medications.
Programming Note: All this week, tune in to HLN’s Nancy Grace at 8 p.m. ET, live from Hollywood, for up-to-the-minute details surrounding Whitney Houston's death, followed by Dr. Drew at 9 p.m. ET with more on the singer's battles with addiction. HLN will begin live coverage at 9 a.m. ET Saturday for funeral events in New Jersey on “Farewell to Whitney Houston.”