The United States has been gripped by a dire drug crisis. In 2017, drug overdoses caused the deaths of some 70,000 people, with opioids being the main driver of this tragic statistic. Read More.
Doctors, distributors, drug lobbyists, the FDA—who is responsible for the scourge of opioid addiction? 60 Minutes has spent two years investigating. Read More.
A drug manufacturer denounces his own industry and explains to 60 Minutes how a label change by the FDA expanded the use of opioids. Read More.
In his newly released budget proposal, new Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced recommendations to combat some of the state’s urgent public safety issues. Read More.
“Although opioid-related mortality has been stereotyped as a rural, low-income phenomenon concentrated among Appalachian or Midwestern states, it has spread rapidly, particularly among the eastern states.” Read More.