150 Soldiers Have Died of Drug Overdose in the Last Two Years, Says Congressman

Congressman Hal Rogers from Kentucky gave a speech on August 1 in the House of Representatives about the issue of prescription drug abuse in America, where he mentioned a growing problem – members of the United States military dying from prescription medications.

“Our military soldiers are coming back from Iraq and Afghanistan hooked on these pain pills. In the last 2 years, over 150 of our soldiers have died from overdoses”, Congressman Rogers said.


Source: Examiner.com – August 3, 2012

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