Tuesday on the NewsHour, the House Rules Committee considers procedures for Wednesday’s impeachment proceedings, as President Trump unleashes outrage to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Plus: Rep. Jason Crow on impeachment, the latest in Boeing’s 737 Max saga, the Sackler family and opioids, refugees in Kentucky, how maternal stress can affect unborn babies and children’s author Mo Willems.
Tag: opioid abuse
📺 60 Minutes Season 51 Episode 30: The Price of Generics, The Most Unlikely Meeting, Mark Bradford | CBS
Sweeping lawsuit accuses top generic drug companies, executives of fixing prices; then, crime victims get chance to confront perpetrators through special program; and, Anderson Cooper profiles Mark Bradford, the artist who tackles complex social and political issues through abstract works
🎧 The Daily: The Family That Profited From the Opioid Crisis | New York Times
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
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
U.S. prosecutors are looking to hold people criminally accountable for overdose deaths. They’re settling on unexpected targets: other users.