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Drug OD fatalities up for 11th consecutive year; not one was due to marijuana From boingboing.net, Federal data to be released this week through the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that drug overdose deaths rose for the 11th year in a … Continue reading

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Amount of prescription painkillers sold by state per 10,000 people (2010)

Check out its relationship to the number of drug overdoses. There is not a significant difference in these numbers. People are getting addicted to pain medicine and killing themselves. This is also busting up families and overloading the judicial system.

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Drug Drug overdose death rates by state per 100,000 people (2008)

Check out the infographic on its relationship the amount of painkiller sales by the kilogram.

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