Report: Ore., Colo. top the list for Rx painkiller abuse

01/24/2013 | KREX-TV (Grand Junction, Colo.)

Oregon ranks first and Colorado ranks second in the U.S. for abuse of prescription painkillers, according to a federal report. In young adults and teens, "we're seeing an increasing popularity of prescription drug abuse," said Jim Schrant of the Drug Enforcement Administration. Other states in the top five were Washington, Idaho and Indiana.

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KREX-TV (Grand Junction, Colo.)