Category Archives: Opiods

Opioid Nation

Dr. Marcia Angell writes: The problem with these three books, and it’s a big one, is that they treat the Purdue story as though it were the whole story of the opioid epidemic. But OxyContin did not give rise to … Continue reading

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Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic

Sam Quinones wrote in this 2015 book: * Yet Mexican drug traffickers avoided the town, police told me. This made Huntington rare. Mexican traffickers operated all over America—in Tennessee and Idaho and Alaska. But not in West Virginia. West Virginia … Continue reading

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