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Why Is the DOJ Trying to Stop Cities from Taking on the Opioid Crisis?

Source : Why Is the DOJ Trying to Stop Cities from Taking on the Opioid Crisis?|Rolling Stone Originally published August 31st, 2018 Cities across the country have proposed opening doctor-endorsed safe-injection sites to curb opioid fatalities — but the attorney general’s office is threatening civil and criminal penalties if they move ...

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A Closer Look at How the Opioid Epidemic Affects Employment

Source: A Closer Look at How the Opioid Epidemic Affects Employment|HBR.org Originally published August 20th 2018 The toll that the opioid epidemic has taken on the United States is undeniable. On average, 115 Americans die every day from a drug overdose involving an opioid, and even more suffer the debilitating effects of addiction. ...

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Capitalism Is to Blame for the Opioid Crisis

Source: Capitalism Is to Blame for the Opioid Crisis| Paste Magazine It has been well-documented that pharmaceutical companies have knowingly inflated the opioid crisis by funneling a truly horrific amount of opioids towards counties suffering from the epidemic. Vox highlighted a disturbing cause and effect relationship that was unearthed by a research letter published in JAMA Internal ...

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Don’t blame opioids for the opioid crisis—doctors must become better at pain management

Source: Don’t blame opioids for the opioid crisis—doctors must become better at pain management|Quartz.com Originally published on November 22, 2017 In the midst of a devastating opioid epidemic that has wrought addiction, despair and death in communities all over the country, the medical and scientific communities are reacting by questioning not only ...

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