This installment examines the drug companies’ role in the current opioids crisis. Led by the billionaire Sackler Family, Purdue Pharma used marketing, advertising and questionable tactics to encourage physicians to prescribe OxyContin whenever possible. The push to “eliminate pain completely” resulted in iatrogenic addiction.
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