Prescription Painkillers: Round-Up and Reactions

By March 2, 2012September 10th, 2012No Comments

A month ago, we released a set of stories on prescription drug abuse in Washington state, the result of a six-month investigation by Carol Smith into the roots of the epidemic, the cost to human life, and the possible solutions. Since then, readers and viewers have shared their reactions, and with Whitney Houston’s death, the dangers of prescription drugs hit the mainstream news cycle.

The Storify round-up and reactions begin below the fold.

Jason Alcorn

Jason Alcorn

Jason is InvestigateWest's associate director. A veteran of technology projects and online strategy for the nonprofit sector, he is a graduate of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and Graduate School of Journalism.