Medicare officials have announced plans to crack down on prescriptions for opioids in an attempt to limit their use and thus their damage. But making it harder for people to get pain medication legally will most likely drive many to seek relief from far more dangerous and superpotent synthetic opioids. And they are surprisingly easy to obtain.
"Ordering Five Million Deaths Online" is from the April 05, 2018 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard A. Friedman and narrated by Kristi Burns.