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Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest Of Olympia Man With Nearly 800 Pain Pills

Oregon State Police say a trooper who pulled over the driver of a Dodge Charger reportedly traveling 92 mph in a 65 mph zone on Interstate 5 noticed a package of what appeared to be oxycodone tablets on the passenger’s lap.

CBS Seattle–12/05/2014

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Study: Pot Most Popular Illegal Drug Worldwide, Painkillers Most Lethal

Marijuana is the most popular illegal drug used worldwide, but addictions to popular painkillers like Vicodin, Oxycontin and codeine kill the most people, according to the first-ever global survey of illicit drug abuse.

08/29/2013

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Bust: Ryan Leaf Pleads Guilty To Stealing Painkillers, Breaking Into Home

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges that he broke into a Montana home and illegally possessed painkillers, part of a deal with prosecutors that recommends he spend nine months in a secure drug treatment facility.

05/09/2012

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