Senator: Oklahoma can be a leader in combating prescription drug abuse

normantranscript.com Published: May 13, 2013
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Oklahoma has an opportunity to establish itself as a leader in addressing the growing problem of prescription drug abuse, according to Sen. Rob Standridge.



The Norma Transcript reports Standridge, who is also a pharmacist, said the scope of the state's problem makes it a pressing health concern with growing problems.

The Centers for Disease Control rank Oklahoma among the top states for both prescription painkiller sales and drug overdose death rates, The Transcript reports.

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