The Opioid Epidemic has been a devastating trend in America, starting in the late 1990s and continuing over twenty years through today. Experts believe that the glut of prescription narcotics (OxyCodone, Percocet) has caused an increase in illegal opiates (heroin) use; and with it, preventable addictions and deaths. Only over the last year, however, has it become mainstream news – and with it has come mainstream responsibility. A few events in the last 6 months including the POTUS declaring War on Opioids; 60 Minutes releasing a scathing report on McKesson; a report that opioids cause more deaths than motor vehicle crashes; and, DEA whistleblowers claiming Congress is complicit in the Diversion.
Feeling the Pressure – Amerisource Bergen
Feeling the Pressure McKesson
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