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Opioid Overdose Deaths and Prescription Rates by State
While opioid-related deaths in the United States have been declining in recent years, they still pose a huge threat to the population. The rise in popularity of fentanyl and designer drugs like speedballs (cocaine cut with fentanyl) are contributing to a growing number of new opioid overdose deaths in the country. That combined with the abuse of prescription opioids like oxycodone and hydrocodone leads to thousands of opioid-related deaths in our country each year.

A new infographic from Parker Waichman LLP outlines opioid overdose deaths and prescription rates by state to see if there is any correlation between opioid deaths and opioid prescription rates. While West Virginia has the most opioid overdose deaths per capita, Alabama and Arkansas have more opioid prescriptions per capita.

Take a look to see which states are experiencing the most opioid overdose deaths per capita, and where in the country opioids are most commonly prescribed.

Opioid Overdose Deaths and Prescription Rates by State Infographic by: www.yourlawyer.com

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Opioid Overdose Deaths and Prescription Rates by State #Infographic

Opioid Overdose Deaths and Prescription Rates by State
While opioid-related deaths in the United States have been declining in recent years, they still pose a huge threat to the population. The rise in popularity of fentanyl and designer drugs like speedballs (cocaine cut with fentanyl) are contributing to a growing number of new opioid overdose deaths in the country. That combined with the abuse of prescription opioids like oxycodone and hydrocodone leads to thousands of opioid-related deaths in our country each year.

A new infographic from Parker Waichman LLP outlines opioid overdose deaths and prescription rates by state to see if there is any correlation between opioid deaths and opioid prescription rates. While West Virginia has the most opioid overdose deaths per capita, Alabama and Arkansas have more opioid prescriptions per capita.

Take a look to see which states are experiencing the most opioid overdose deaths per capita, and where in the country opioids are most commonly prescribed.

Opioid Overdose Deaths and Prescription Rates by State Infographic by: www.yourlawyer.com

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