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Prescription Drug Abuse 'Epidemic'

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Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller says prescription drug abuse has reached epidemic proportions. Zoeller was in Gary Thursday to announce a new state website to help make Region residents aware of the problem and how to deal with it. Zoeller says in 2011, 718 Hoosiers died from accidental drug overdoses, compared with 654 deaths the year before. Zoeller's office says More people abuse prescription drugs in the U.S. than cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens and inhalants combined, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
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