The Opioid Files

Drug firms’ emails reveal indifference to opioid crisis

A court filing unsealed in a landmark case contends the drug industry failed to control the diversion of opioids into the black market.
Mingo County, W. Va.
38,269,630 pain pills supplied from 2006-2012
203 pills per person per year

New opioid data spurs widespread condemnation

Democratic presidential candidates were among those calling for action after The Post published a massive database tracking the distribution of opioids in the United States.
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Perspective

What do ‘Lock her up’ and ‘Send her back’ have in common? It’s pretty obvious.

In the Trump vernacular, any woman could become a woman who should be locked up or sent back.

For ‘client’ Jeffrey Epstein, an unlocked cell in a Florida jail

Documents shed new light on the apparent deference granted to the financier while in the custody of Palm Beach County.
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