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Tracking the flow of opioids across America

Clip: 08/25/2019 | 5m 54s

The manufacturers and distributors of opioid prescription painkillers have supplied billions of pills throughout the U.S. An investigative series by The Washington Post looks at the opioid epidemic through the DEA's newly public database that tracks every pain pill sold to pharmacies across the country. Steven Rich, The Post's data editor, joins Hari Sreenivasan with more.

Aired: 08/25/19

Rating: NR

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