Ex-DEA agent: Opioid crisis fueled by drug industry and Congress
Recent articles in the OMG report on the problem of opioid drug trafficking via the Postal Service. Such shipments are illegal and a recent Senate report says the USPS can do more to stop foreign shipments, as detailed in this article last week.
But the real cause of the opioid crisis is right here at home. In a CBS report, Whistleblower Joe Rannazzisi says drug distributors pumped opioids into U.S. communities — knowing that people were dying — and says industry lobbyists and Congress derailed the DEA’s efforts to stop it … (click to read more)