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How the Opioid Crisis Happened

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Opioid Crisis

Opioids have risen to become one of the most commonly abused drugs in the modern era. Unfortunately, it has proven to have a significant death toll attributed to it as well. In 2016, a whopping 63,632 people died due to drug overdoses, with nearly two-thirds involving opioids. The epidemic is also growing both geographically and demographically with no apparent signs of stopping. You may be wondering how this problem grew to such immense proportion when deaths from opioids were a…

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