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Policy Matters

Dec 13, 2017

Tens of thousands of Americans are dying every year from opioid-related causes — as many as from gun violence or car accidents. Opioid addiction has become a major public health crisis and an important political issue. What are the origins of the opioid epidemic, and what should we do to address it?

In this episode, Katharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell, III, Fellow in Drug Policy at the Baker Institute, discusses the history of the opioid crisis and explores possible policy solutions.