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Officers arrested 22-year-old Kathryn Hudson of Port St. Lucie, Fla., for engaging in a $440 oxycodone deal with an undercover detective, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

Officers seized $1,300 from Hudson, who is unemployed. Hudson told police the money was given to her by the "tooth fairy." She has a prescription to oxycodone and was attempting to sell it to the undercover officer.

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  • Individuals who abuse OxyContin may be attracted to lower priced heroin when their health insurance no longer pays for OxyContin prescriptions or when they cannot afford the high street-level price of OxyContin.
  • Individuals who abuse OxyContin commonly crush up OxyContin pills and snort them to get high, getting a hefty dose of opiate all at once.
  • Individuals who abuse prescription medication such as Ativan often take these types of benzodiazepines to enhance the effects of alcohol.
  • The drugs which currently have the highest levels of past year dependence or abuse among Americans are marijuana (4.5 million), pain relievers (1.9 million), and cocaine (1.0 million).