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Prescription monitoring system has potential to curb drug abuse

Prescription drugs, primarily painkillers, are being abused at an alarming rate. In Yavapai County, 46 deaths resulted from drug overdoses in 2009 as opposed to 10 such deaths in 1999. Mark Duncan/VVN<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->

Prescription drugs, primarily painkillers, are being abused at an alarming rate. In Yavapai County, 46 deaths resulted from drug overdoses in 2009 as opposed to 10 such deaths in 1999. Mark Duncan/VVN<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->

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