In part 1 of our series on the opioid crisis in Appalachia, we talk about the drug manufacturers’ role and the deceptive marketing tactics used to flood the region with pills.

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01:03 – Intro
07:15 – Announcements
07:45 – Profits of Pain – Opioids Part 1
01:02:30 – Wisdom with Big Mom

Intro music: “Red, White, and American Blues” by David Morris.

Some sources:
“Empire of Pain” by Patrick Radden Keefe
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/612861/empire-of-pain-by-patrick-radden-keefe/

Crime Story of the Sackler empire and the opioid Crisis (NPR)
https://www.npr.org/transcripts/986736258

Opioids in Appalachia
https://www.naco.org/sites/default/files/documents/Opioids-Full.pdf

The Drug Industry’s Triumph over the DEA (Washington Post)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2017/investigations/dea-drug-industry-congress/

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