drug abuse http://www.kplu.org en Prescription overdose deaths drop again in Washington http://www.kplu.org/post/prescription-overdose-deaths-drop-again-washington <p></p><p>Drug overdose deaths are on the decline across Washington, at least when it comes to prescription painkillers.</p><p>Those pills have been under scrutiny since overdose deaths rose dramatically starting in 1998. They reached a peak in 2008, killing more than 500 people that year. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 01:26:31 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 7626 at http://www.kplu.org Prescription overdose deaths drop again in Washington Teen marijuana use up http://www.kplu.org/post/teen-marijuana-use <p></p><p>More teens are getting high on marijuana. &nbsp;According to a national survey, high school kids are also less likely than in previous years to see marijuana use as harmful. Thu, 20 Dec 2012 01:21:02 +0000 Paula Wissel 7425 at http://www.kplu.org