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February 18. 2013 11:31AM

Fears rise over prescription drugs and more potent heroin

With the ubiquity of prescription drugs in today's society, some teens will be enticed to try the painkillers in the medicine cabinet, crush up and snort their Adderall or trade pills with their friends. Adderall, like cocaine and methamphetamine, is a stimulant. Brand name painkillers like Vicodin, Oxycontin and Percocet are opiates — just like heroin.

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