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What Did Big Pharma Executives Know About The Opioid Crisis?

More than 115 Americans die every day from opioid overdoses in a drug crisis that's been going on for years. Journalist Barry Meier says it could have been thwarted early on. He alleges that top DOJ officials in the George W. Bush administration refused to support prosecutors who had built a case against the maker of OxyContin. | Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station at donate.npr.org/1A and subscribe to our podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1a.

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