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Recently CBS reported on a joint investigation by “60 Minutes” and The Washington Post on the
The report centered around Joe Rannazzisi, former head of the DEA’s Office of Diversion Control,
who says drug distributors pumped opioids into U.S. communities — knowing that people were
dying — and says industry lobbyists and Congress derailed the DEA’s efforts to stop it.
If you haven’t caught the 60 minutes piece, click here to watch it now.
Turn in your unused or expired prescription medication for safe disposal. Don’t leave them lying around your house for your kids or pets to consume!READ MORE
LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) – Centering in on the opioid epidemic in Eastern Kentucky.
Former Drug Enforcement Agency Special Agent, Robert Stutman, said the key to fighting the opioid crisis is educating doctors and kids. Monday, Stutman talked with community leaders in Letcher County about tackling opioid addiction in Appalachia. Stutman said the bullseye of the opioid epidemic in the United States is in Eastern Kentucky, due to several factors.
“It’s generally rural, doctors tend to prescribe a lot of opioids, people get hurt on the job, they start opioids and they become addicts,” said Robert Stutman, Former Special Agent in Charge New York, Drug Enforcement Agency.READ MORE
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