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For over 20 years one family, the owners of Purdue Pharma and makers of Oxycontin, have used their money and influence to change the way physicians prescribe narcotics, and Oxycontin in particular, which was approved for use in cancer patients with severe, unresponsive pain.


The opioid crisis has now surpassed the number of people killed in accidents in the US, while 6% percent of people prescribed narcotics (opioid) become addicted after taking them for one day! This important series will reveal how devastating this epidemic is, and what you can to do protect yourself from becoming its next victim. We’ll also review Congress’ role in impairing the DEA’s ability to curtail the illegal distribution of these devastating drugs in Part 2, and in part 3 we’ll take a look at what you can do to manage pain.