Acting DEA administrator on quotas for opioids, National Prescription Drug Take Back Day


Source: CBS News

In our series, Issues that Matter, we are focusing on the opioid crisis. According to the CDC, almost 400,000 Americans died from prescription and illicit opioid overdoses between 1999 and 2017. In 2017, more than 2.1 million Americans were addicted to opioids. This Saturday, the Drug Enforcement Administration is hosting National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, where you can turn in your unused and unwanted medications, no questions asked. Acting DEA Administrator Uttam Dhillon joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the initiative.


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