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  • ** FILE ** U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers (center), Kentucky Republican, listens to Kentucky Senate President David Williams as state House Speaker Greg Stumbo sits at left before their testimony before a state Senate committee in Frankfort, Ky., on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011. All three spoke in support of a bill that would require a prescription for certain cold medicines because of their use in making methamphetamine. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke)

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  • Rogers said he doesn't want to see a repeat of what happened in the 1990s when OxyContin hit the market.

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  • "In southern and eastern Kentucky, we lost nearly an entire generation when crushable OxyContin was first prescribed, and I fear this crushable, pure hydrocodone pill will take us backward with a new wave of addiction and tragic, untimely deaths," Rogers said.

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