Florida is Fixing Its Longtime Painkiller Abuse Problem

July 2, 2014 2:36 PM

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Back in 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that Florida and its population were perhaps the biggest abusers of prescription painkillers. The state was previously known to have 98 out of the 100 US doctors who prescribed the most oxycodone, but things have changed since then.

Back in 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that Florida and its population were perhaps the biggest abusers of prescription painkillers. The state was previously known to have 98 out of the 100 US doctors who prescribed the most oxycodone, but things have changed since then.

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