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Drug abuse issue was sensationalized


    The Drug Enforcement Administration joined with other government law enforcement agencies in a National Prescription Drug Take Back to collect expired, unused, and unwanted prescription and illegal drugs from the public in October.

Regarding the main headline on the Nov. 27 Local section cover, “Substance abuse fatalities on the rise,” the implication is that Hawaii must have a huge problem and it’s increasing! Actually, the problem is misleading news reporting for sensationalism. Read more

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