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Pharmageddon: how the US got hooked on prescription drugs
White House declares prescription drug abuse in US 'alarming' as thousands flock to Florida – the home of oxycodone pill mills

Pilkington, Ed
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jun/09/us-drugs-oxycodone-painkillers-florida

Publisher:  The Guardian
Date Written:  17/06/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Pages:  1pp  
Resource Type:  Article

An investigation into the underground trade of oxycodone, a widely abused prescription drug. Ninety-eight percent of prescriptions in the United States come from southern Florida, where doctors at "pill-mills" can see up to one hundred patients in a sitting.

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