Claiming thousands of lives in the U.S., the drug crisis has grown out of control. So just how did America’s opioid epidemic get so bad?
The New York Times: In Guilty Plea, OxyContin Maker to Pay $600 Million
PBS: How Bad is the Opioid Epidemic?
The White House: President Obama Proposes $1.1 Billion in New Funding to Address the Prescription Opioid Abuse and Heroin Use Epidemic
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