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March 2018

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The Opioid Crisis:
America Fights Back!

Pills Money

The use and abuse of prescription painkillers has reached record levels in the United States. Another record? Pharmaceutical company profits. As the death toll from opioid overdose rises, so do Big Pharma earnings. Americans are turning to the courts to hold companies accountable and joining forces to confront an industry that continues to put profits ahead of people. These actions could jump-start a nationwide change in how we prescribe and regulate opioid painkillers.



Opioid overdoses killed over 42,000 Americans in 2016, more than any year on record, according to the CDC.


Susan’s Brain on Opioids

This animated video explains the science behind opioid addiction and why it can be so difficult to stop taking painkillers.



Dr. David Johnston, a board-certified emergency room doctor, speaks out about America’s love affair with  prescription drugs.

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