Possession of Prescription Drugs in Okmulgee

Oklahoma Watch reports in a 2016 article that 59% of fatal overdoses in Oklahoma were from prescription drug abuse.  The three leading prescription drugs causing overdoses were:  Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, and Alprazolam (Xanax).  Some doctors report that people come in with overdoses who have habits reaching close to $300/day on prescription pills.  As a result, Oklahoma increased penalties on possession of prescription drugs. Fortunately for…

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