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North Dakota Attorney General wants crackdown on online pharmacies

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BISMARCK - North Dakotans are getting addicted to prescription pain killers at increasingly alarming rates, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem told a legislative panel Monday, and the drugs they're taking are often obtained over the Internet.

Stenehjem said that's why the state needs its own law to crack down on rogue online pharmacies that sell addictive prescription painkillers and other drugs with bogus doctor's prescriptions.

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