“Dopesick”: The impact of withdrawal on opioid addicts struggling to get clean

Source: CBS News

The FDA will now look at whether potential treatments for drug addiction can reduce overdose rates, or the transmission of infectious diseases, instead of only focusing on whether it cuts opioid use. Author Beth Macy joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss her new book, “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America,” which tracks the opioid epidemic from its early days in rural America to the nationwide crisis it is today.

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