The modern opioid epidemic affects all 50 states. Forty-eight states have filed lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors, and the War Against Opioids is currently being fought on American soil.
It began with overprescribing opioids and has been maintained for almost two decades through opioid manufacturers deceptive marketing schemes and the public’s subsequent chronic misuse.
Over the last 18 years, there have been over 400,000 opioid overdose deaths, and just in 2017, there were more overdose deaths than the total number of casualties in the Vietnam War.
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