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FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) - The federal drug czar says prevention is the key to fighting prescription drug abuse. Saturday is the day for the National Drug Take-Back Initiative. The idea is to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs and make people aware of what is stored in their homes.

Gil Kerlikowske spoke at the meeting of the Federation of State Medical Boards in Fort Worth, saying that deaths from prescription drug abuse now exceed those from car crashes and shootings.

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