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Federal data reveals enough drugs flooded the US in 2012 for EVERY adult and child to have a 20-day supply

Shipments of opioid painkillers across the US soared from 2006 to 2012 as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated, new federal data reveals.  The reports, released as part of a far-reaching opioids case, shows that companies distributed 8.4 billion hydrocodone and oxycodone pills to commercial pharmacies in 2006 and 12.6 billion in 2012 - an increase of over 50 percent.  Read more.....



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