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The Family That Profited From the Opioid Crisis

The Family That Profited From the Opioid Crisis

Update: 2019-03-1553
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The family that built its fortune on the opioid painkiller OxyContin has never been held legally accountable for the epidemic that the drug helped unleash. Here’s why that could change. Guest: Barry Meier, the author of “Pain Killer: An Empire of Deceit and the Origin of America’s Opioid Epidemic,” who has reported on the opioid crisis for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

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George Bar

Dr death

Mar 22nd
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carla Mendez

dr.s are just as accountablr and should he audited for every oxy prescription given to each patient I heard they were prescribing oxy like candy.. drs more than anyone knew the power of this drug.

Mar 20th
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The Family That Profited From the Opioid Crisis

The Family That Profited From the Opioid Crisis