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Pills at forefront of drug abuse by San Diego youth

Prescription drugs have become the second most abused illegal drug in San Diego County in juveniles ages 12-17, and the most common abused in 12-13 years old, according to this article in San Diego Entertainer magazine. In 2008, 51 people in San Diego County died of oxycodone-related deaths — three times the overdose rate for the year prior, the article reports.

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