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America’s Opioid Epidemic

Wed Jul 24, 2019 by on Health

americas opiod epidemic

How this started During the 1990s, major pharmaceutical companies began falsely advertising the safety of opioid pain relievers, stating these medications carried a low risk of addiction when, in reality, that was far from the truth. This predatory advertising, along with improper regulatory oversight, allowed Big Pharma’s unprecedented opioid sales to evolve into our Opioid Epidemic. Who’s been affected This […]