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    McKinsey and Company Executive and Others Testify on Opioid Epidemic

    McKinsey and Company Global Managing Partner Bob Sternfels denied allegations by a congressional committee that the company hid its work for Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of OxyContin, while also advising the…

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    Senator Joe Manchin and Health Policy Makers on Combating Opioids

    Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV); former Surgeon General Jerome Adams; Dr. Rahul Gupta, the director of National Drug Control Policy; and others talked about ways to combat the opioid epidemic.…

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    Addiction Specialists Testify on Drug Use and Suicide Risk

    Addiction specialists and others testified on drug use, suicide risk, and solutions for mental health treatment before the House Ways and Means Committee. Among the topics discussed were…

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    Bryce Pardo on Synthetic Opioid Crisis in the U.S.

    RAND Corporation drug policy researcher Bryce Pardo talked about a government commission’s report on the U.S. synthetic opioid crisis.

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    Senator Manchin on FDA Commissioner Nomination

    Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) spoke on the chamber floor, reiterate his opposition to Dr. Robert Califf’s nomination for Food and Drug Administration commissioner.

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Viewers commented on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and substance abuse.

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    House Hearing on the Regulation of Fentanyl-Related Substances

    The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing with Biden administration officials to examine efforts in regulating fentanyl-related substances. The witnesses answered…

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    2021 National Book Festival Call-in with Eric Eyre, Death in Mud Lick

    Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Eric Eyre talked about the opioid epidemic through the experiences of those in Kermit, West Virginia, and took viewer phone calls as part of Book…

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    The Memory Thief

    Science journalist Lauren Aguirre discussed how opioid use affects memory and what that can teach doctors about Alzheimer’s disease. This virtual event was hosted by Harvard Book Store in…

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    Undoing Drugs

    Author Maia Szalavitz argued for harm reduction policies to address drug addiction. This virtual event was hosted by the Strand Bookstore in New York City.

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    Killing Season

    Hartford, Connecticut, paramedic Peter Canning gave an inside account of the opioid epidemic. This event was hosted by Bank Square Books in Mystic, Connecticut.

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    Author Discussion on the Opioid Crisis

    Jessie Dunleavy, author of Cover My Dreams in Ink, and Ben Westhoff, author of Fentanyl, Inc., discussed the opioid crisis and the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on those with…

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    Hearing on Crack Cocaine Sentencing

    Regina LaBelle, acting director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson (R) joined other expert witnesses to testify on sentencing…

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    Conservative Political Action Conference Discussion on the Opioid Crisis

    Jackie Siegel, Pam Bondi and Doug Deason took part in a Conservative Political Action Conference discussion titled, “Is America Prepared to Deal with the Pandemic of Misery and Addiction Caused…

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    House Hearing on the Sackler Family and the Opioid Epidemic

    The House Oversight and Reform Committee held a hearing on the Sackler family’s role in the U.S. opioid crisis. The Sacklers own Purdue Pharma, which produced and marketed the highly…

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Viewers commented on the increase in opioid overdoses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Joe Grogan on Proposals to Address the Opioid Epidemic

    Joe Grogan, former White House Domestic Policy Council director during the Trump administration, talked about proposals to address the opioid epidemic and COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.

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    Cities Tour: Betting, Booze, and Drugs

    C-SPAN’s Cities Tour shared stories from American history of people around the country living on the edge of morality.

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    Under Our Roof

    Representative Madeleine Dean (D-PA) and her son Harry Cunnane discussed his drug addiction and recovery. This virtual program was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

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    Beth Connolly on the Opioid Epidemic

    Pew Charitable Trusts' Beth Connolly discussed recent developments in the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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