Chris McGreal, Author - American Overdose: the Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts

  It was in November of 2011 that Dr. Thomas Frieden, the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held a news conference to announce what he called, “the shocking news … that we are in the middle of an epidemic of prescription drug overdose.” In retrospect, the really shocking news was that Dr. Frieden was the first federal official to make an honest report on the problem.  No ranking officer at the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), … Continue reading Chris McGreal, Author – American Overdose: the Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts