Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 2:34 pm (Updated: November 10, 2:48 pm)
The Associated Press
LOS LUNAS — U.S. Sen. Tom Udall says steps need to be taken in New Mexico and across the country to curb escalating problems stemming from the abuse and trafficking of prescription drugs.
The New Mexico Democrat met Friday in Los Lunas with medical experts and law enforcement to discuss their current strategies and the challenges they still face in tackling the problems.
Udall also unveiled legislation aimed at preventing prescription drug abuse and improving treatment options.
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