June 22, 2012
Anyone who has ever watched the AMC television show “Breaking Bad” knows that like everywhere else, drugs are a problem in New Mexico.
Recently the state released a report showing an increase in drug overdose deaths of more than 60% from 2001 to 2010. This according to the New York Times.
One of the primary drivers of the spike is prescription opioids — painkillers like oxycodone, morphine and methadone — whose sales rose 131 percent during the same period. In New Mexic... [More]