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Prescription Drug Abuse On Cape Cod11:13

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The Cape Cod Times recently published a series of articles outlining a trend of drug abuse by young people on the Cape. The abuse often begins with prescription painkillers and eventually transitions to heroin abuse.


  • K.C. Myers, Cape Cod Times reporter
  • Chris Kent, Yarmouth police detective
  • Patty Persico, mother of a young woman who died after becoming a heroin user

This program aired on September 15, 2010.

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