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Drugs Kill More People than Murder and Car Accidents

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Over the past five years alone, heroin deaths have increased by 45 percent--an increase that officials blame on the rise of addictive prescription drugs such as Vicodin, OxyContin, Percocet, codeine, and Fentora, all of which are opioids. The reason for the resurgence of heroin is in large part due to it being less expensive than its prescription counterparts. "The use of opioids -- a group of drugs that includes heroin and prescription painkillers -- is having a devastating impact on public health and safety in communities across the nation.

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