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130510 Prescription Drugs PIC THREE

Don Heupel/Photo Illustration For one-third of first-time drug users, a hydrocodone pill like this one is the first high they ever experience. Drug addiction experts say the ease in procuring the pills combined with avoiding the stigma of traditional streets drugs like crack, heroin and cocaine make them an easy target for abuse. Increasingly, it's young people that are doing the abusing.