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Overdosed in West Virginia - The Opioid Crisis

45', 52' (GER, ENG)
According to latest statistics, there were more opioid deaths in 2017 in the USA than ever before.

And still the peak of the crisis is not reached, warns the DEA. In the last couple of years drug overdoses have become the leading cause of death of Americans under 50, with two-thirds of those deaths from opioids. To what extent could the drug epidemic jump from the USA to Europe? A dramatic increase in prescriptions and abuse of opioids is also becoming apparent in Germany and France. Will it be possible to stop this murderous and yet legal pharmaceutical business?

Original Title: Opioide - Das Geschäft mit dem Schmerz
Year: Release: March 2019
Length: 45', 52' (GER, ENG)
Resolution: HD
Produced by: Medea Film, ZDF, arte

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