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Former Oklahoma GOP chairman busted for cocaine and pills

A prominent Oklahoma lobbyist and former head of the state’s Republican Party was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of cocaine and prescription pills. According to NewsOK.com, Chad Alexander was pulled over for a traffic stop around 7:30 on Tuesday evening when officers found the drugs in his car. Officers…

Prescription drug abuse now more deadly than heroin and cocaine combined

Deaths involving prescription pills have quadrupled between 1999 and 2010, according to a report released Monday by Trust for America’s Health, a nonprofit organization in Washington that studies health policy.;  …