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If you subscribe to @newrepublic, you’re lucky enough to see this incredible @libby__lewis article about the #PurduePharma #bankruptcy — specifically, about Mike Quinn, the attorney for the Ad Hoc Committee for Accountability.

Opioids are behind about three-fourths of the overdoses, according to Wednesday’s data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Washington was among the deadliest regions, seeing a 50 percent surge in deaths. #opioidcrisis

Doctor who moved after five patients died of overdoses in less than a year will spend years in prison on federal drug charges. Dr. Darrel Rinehart sentenced to three years in prison for unlawfully distributing controlled substances. #opioidcrisis

School districts across the country that say they’ve collectively spent at least $127 billion helping students affected by the opioid addiction crisis are pushing in court to wrest compensation from the companies that manufacture those drugs. #opioidcrisis

Please join FED UP! in sending a unified message to the federal government on International Overdose Awareness Day. Your local rally will help us create one loud voice calling for immediate federal action to end our nation’s epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths. #opioidcrisis FEDUpRally photo

Many months ago, this petition (asking for an examiner to be appointed in the #Purduepharma #bankruptcy) garnered nearly 5,000 signatures. The issue will be heard by the Court tomorrow & you can listen in: 1-844-992-4726, access code 1325074730##.