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Big Pharma and the Opioid Epidemic: From Vicodin to Heroin
This title covers these subjects: Drug abuse -- United States., Opioids.
Big Pharma and the Opioid Epidemic: From Vicodin to Heroin
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Big Pharma and the Opioid Epidemic: From Vicodin to Heroin

More than 130 people a day in the U.S. die from opioid overdoses. Addiction to legal and illegal opioids has been declared a national crisis. The U.S. spends about $78.5 billion a year on treatment, criminal prosecution, and health care related to the crisis. What caused this massive problem? Can the crisis be slowed or reversed? Students will get practical tips on how to help someone suffering from an addiction or experiencing an overdose, and learn about how the nation is trying to deal with the crisis.

Reading LevelGrades 6-7
Interest LevelGrades 5-9
Lexile Level960L
ATOS Level7
AR Points2
AR Quiz #506433
Text TypeInformational Text
PublisherCompass Point Books
Page Dimensions6" x 9"
Page Count64
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $37.32 School/Library Price

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