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Dentist group puts teeth in push to curb opioid painkillers

Hayward: Progressives See Opportunity in Opioid Disaster

It would be excessive to call the opioid crisis an orchestrated conspiracy, but it certainly does have aspects of a manufactured crisis: a problem created by politicians and then exploited by them to advance various agendas. Loose borders created the problem by allowing a tidal wave of deadly street drugs into the United States. Politicians are using the resulting crisis to attack the pharmaceutical industry and the criminal justice system. We could end up releasing an enormous number of criminals from prison because the drug epidemic put too many people in jail.

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U.S. Opioid Crisis Deadlier Than Global Terrorism in 2017, Say Feds

Drug overdoses, primarily driven by opioids like fentanyl and heroin, killed an unprecedented 72,287 people in the United States in 2017–proving to be more lethal than terrorist attacks across the world during the same period, a Breitbart News analysis of U.S. government data shows.

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State: FARC Peace Pact Fuels Increase in Cocaine Abuse, Fatal Overdoses in U.S.

The ongoing implementation of the peace pact between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has helped to render the country the world’s top producer of cocaine again, fueling a historic number of overdose deaths in the United States, says the U.S. Department of State (DOS).

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AG Sessions Talks Opioid Epidemic at DARE Conference

Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed the 30th DARE Training Conference in Dallas, Texas Tuesday, devoting much of his speech to the skyrocketing level of drug overdoses in America.