‘Once you have it, you need it’: Opioid epidemic still rages

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By Michale Rubinkam,
Mon September 16, 2019

As lawyers exchange mountains of paper and dicker over the details of a settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, Americans are dying from opioids by the tens of thousands in an epidemic that grinds on in state after state, community after community, with no end in sight. READ MORE AT APNEWS.COM