Oxy second-most common drug in Ok. overdose deaths

Prescription drugs account for about 83 percent of drug deaths in Oklahoma, with oxycodone the second-most common cause of death, NewsOK reports. Says one source in the article, “OxyContin is the most horrible drug that we have in the United States…It’s like heroin in a pill form. Once people use it intravenously, that’s it.”

About Erin Marie Daly

I’m a freelance journalist based in San Francisco. My book on prescription drug and heroin addiction was published in August 2014 by Counterpoint Press.
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