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USA: Death on Prescription

ARTE Reportage

Politics and society - 13min

Opioid drugs are now the biggest cause of death for the under 50s in the US, ahead of traffic accidents and firearms. The highly addictive OxyContin, prescribed as a painkiller has led to addiction and contributed to the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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Programme information

  • Director
    Valérie Defert
  • Author
    Valérie Defert
  • Country
    France
  • Year
    2018
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