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Prescription drugs are finding their way into the hands of Hubbard County's youth, authorities say. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Pill collection program could cure epidemic of abuse

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An alarming epidemic of substance abuse is lurking behind every citizen's medicine cabinet and Hubbard County officials are trying to stem to tide.

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"Prescription drug abuse is the fastest-growing drug problem in the United States," wrote Sara Bowles, Hubbard County's chemical health coordinator in sounding the alarm.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
(218) 732-3364
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