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Opioid Crisis / ABC News Investigation #1115084

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) An ABC News investigation on the opioid crisis in American introduced.

(Studio: Pierre Thomas) The police crackdown on the opioid epidemic featured; scenes shown from the JFK Airport where packages of fentanyl from China were found, from Arizona of a DEA raid on a drug ring linked to the Mexico cartels & from Kentucky; CDC statistics on opioid overdose deaths cited. [In Arizona, two DEA AGENTSĀ - comment.] The toxicity of fentanyl discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Further coverage of the opioid story on "Nightline" noted.

Muir, David;
Thomas, Pierre

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