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'Oxycotton' the New Street Drug of Choice for Many

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Duff says he can't really explain why OxyContin abuse "started here, and in Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, and up in rural Maine. I think that here it might be because we have a lot of coalminers and they get hurt and have a lot of pain, so we have a lot of these pain management clinics here. ... It's puzzling because usually the drugs -- you know, cocaine, crack cocaine, even heroin, they start in the cities. This time we're ahead of the trend. Not a good place to be."

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