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NPR host Emily Kwong talks to Patrick Radden Keefe, author of the book Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty, about what went wrong in science to make the opioid epidemic what it is today.

A juror hearing ongoing opioid trial in federal court in Cleveland has been removed after doing her own research on testimony & presenting her findings to other jurors; actions have led attorneys representing pharmacies to request a mistrial. #opioidcrisis

#dopesickhulu@Dannystrong⁩ Hulu's "Dopesick" showrunner Danny Strong opens up about his experience with online harassment, dealing with Purdue pharma and the current opioid crisis.

President Joe Biden recently held a call with Dr. Rob Califf, the former FDA commissioner, who is now under consideration to lead the agency again, according to two people familiar with the conversation. #opioidcrisis

According to a former Special Agent in charge of El Paso DEA, demand for Opioids in US is alarmingly high & overdose deaths are once again on the rise. “Our fentanyl seizures are up 524% and our Methamphetamine seizures are up 200%”
#opioidcrisis #fentanyl