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Pharma execs mocked Kentucky & West VA residents as "Pillbillies" & drug addicts as concerns in both states grew over the opioid epidemic, according to emails unveiled in court. Song included line describing oxycodone as "Hillbilly Heroin." #opioidcrisis

These stories are so important as we prepare to see opioid settlement money unleashed through the states.

Behind every number is a family grieving the loss of their loved one. Over the last year, Theresa Guerrero has been on a mission to make sure no parent goes through what she went through last May when she lost her son, Jacob. #opioidcrisis #fentanyl

After opening week painted a picture opioid crisis rise, second week focused on DEA database before spotlight shifted to two AmerisourceBergen executive VPs. Emails found revealed a culture of company employees ridiculing Appalachians. #opioidcrisis #DEA

While glaring legal spotlight remains on Purdue Pharma’s role in manufacturing & promoting OxyContin which many lawsuits allege laid foundation for opioid crisis & deadly overdoses, new questions are being raised about FDA’s responsibility. #opioidcrisis

Alleged kingpin Efrain Mendivil Figueroa, 41, of Sinaloa, Mexico in a drug trafficking operation is facing charges for bringing fentanyl, heroin, and meth from Mexico into the Pacific Northwest. #opioidcrisis #fentanyl