🎧 The Daily: The Family That Profited From the Opioid Crisis | New York Times

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The Sacklers, one of the richest families in America, gained much of their wealth from sales of the powerful painkiller OxyContin. Will they now pay a price?

🎧 ‘The Daily’: How the Opioid Crisis Started | New York Times

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As prosecutors go after doctors, drug dealers and users, those who made billions of dollars from sales of a painkiller at the center of the epidemic have gone largely unpunished.

This is such a massive public health care issue, I’m shocked we haven’t gone to heavier regulation of the direct source.

🎧 ‘The Daily’: Assigning Blame in the Opioid Epidemic | New York Times

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U.S. prosecutors are looking to hold people criminally accountable for overdose deaths. They’re settling on unexpected targets: other users.