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One Nation Overdosed (Opiods) #1121069

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 18, 2018
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The series on the nation's opioid epidemic introduced.

(Washington: Catie Beck) The Congressional investigation of the financial ties between opioid manufacturers & third party advocacy groups examined; money statistics cited; details given about the groups' actions on behalf of pharmaceutical companies. [Senator Claire McCASKILL - suggests these groups are fronting the industry.] [Georgetown University Medical Center Dr. Adrianne FUGH-BERMAN†- says they fight laws to prevent over-prescription.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Beck, Catie
Duration:
00:02:20

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