Oxi Gen

“Addiction and recovery advocates say the U.S. is now battling two epidemics at once. From 1999 to 2018, opioid overdoses involving prescription and illicit drugs have killed nearly 450,000 Americans.” And the new one is having a negative impact on the one we ignored for years. The Daily Beast: Don’t Forget the Other Pandemic Killing Thousands of Americans. (Certain politicians are spending a lot of time trying to find someone to blame for Covid-19. We know exactly who unleashed the opioid death machine in America. They made El Chapo look like an amateur.)

+ An excellent, recent book on this topic. Death in Mud Lick: A Coal Country Fight against the Drug Companies That Delivered the Opioid Epidemic, by Eric Eyre.

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