Opioid crisis about more than mere negligence — Guest Opinion

For years, the opioid crisis was described as one of negligence. In this narrative, doctors overprescribed pills that shouldn’t have gone to patients and pharmaceutical companies overzealously promoted medications while playing down the risks.

But new reporting demonstrates how this version, as worrying as it sounds, might understate the role of drugmakers in the opioid crisis.

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