Californian’s love drugs

Last year, California doctors and dentists wrote 23.7 million prescriptions for opioids, supposedly to relieve their patients’ pain, but overprescription, misuse by patients and/or backchannel diversion of the drugs are rampant, and California recorded 1,966 opioid-related deaths last year, 44 percent more than its gun-related homicides.

Californian’s love drugs.

Source: Walters: California’s opioid crisis needs tougher response – East Bay Times

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