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What causes opioid addiction, and why is it so tough to combat? | Mike Davis

What causes opioid addiction, and why is it so tough to combat? | Mike Davis

Update: 2020-05-0815
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In the 1980s and 90s, pharmaceutical companies began to market opioid painkillers aggressively, while actively downplaying their addictive potential. The number of prescriptions skyrocketed, and so did cases of addiction, beginning a crisis that continues today. What makes opioids so addictive? Mike Davis explains what we can do to reverse the skyrocketing rates of addiction and overdose. [Directed by Good Bad Habits, narrated by Addison Anderson, music by Landon Trimble/ Playdate].
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What causes opioid addiction, and why is it so tough to combat? | Mike Davis

What causes opioid addiction, and why is it so tough to combat? | Mike Davis

Mike Davis