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HUNTINGTON -

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and Huntington Police Chief Skip Holbrook were on hand at Huntington Middle School, raising awareness of the growing problem of kids and prescription drug abuse.

The visit was part of an ongoing initiative led by the U.S. Attorney's Office to increase community awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

Goodwin and Holbrook showed a film for the students made specifically to aid in the fight against prescription drug abuse.   

The video is online and accessible by going to wvsafeschools.org.