Robberies at WA pharmacies increased seven-fold since 2003

To follow up with my post from earlier today, below is a chart regarding the rising number of pharmacy robberies in Washington State.  According to the report, "Most are for prescription-type opiates, especially OxyContin, and are often committed by organized groups engaging in drug distribution."

Source: Tobacco, Alcohol, & Other Drug Abuse Trends, 2010 Report, Washington State Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery.