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No More Oxycontin

OxyContin abuse has had a devastating effect on communities across Canada. And now the company that makes the drug is replacing it with a new formulation that will be harder to misuse. Laura talked to CBC medical specialist Dr. Karl Kabasele about why some addiction experts are worried about the change. Listen audio (runs 5:43)

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