More people in Oregon addicted to prescription pain killers than any other state

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SALEM, Ore. — Oregon has more people addicted to prescription drug than any other state in the country.

More than one in fifteen people in Oregon are admitted prescription pain killer users.

Addiction experts point to the doctors who make the intial prescriptions, and they believe to make serious progress, medical providers need to consider the consequences of prescrition pain killers before prescribing at all.