In continuing news:

The seriousness of the opioid epidemic continues to make its way into mainstream news and entertainment as local and national government struggles to implement help and controls. Case in point – comedian and social critic John Oliver recently addressed opioid overprescription and addiction in his main story on his HBO show “Last Week Tonight.” In the segment, Oliver lampoons drug companies for misleading sales tactics and urges quicker action.

Watch the segment (warning: crude language) here.

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