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Help prevent prescription-drug abuse

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Posted: Friday, November 23, 2012 12:01 am

Prescription-drug abuse is the fastest-growing drug problem in the nation. According to surveys from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 20 percent of teens say they have taken a prescription drug without having a prescription for it themselves, and 5 percent report abusing over-the-counter cough medicine to get high.

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