As policymakers grasp for solutions to the nation's opioid epidemic, one pharmaceutical company is using policy to promote its drug and turn it into a cash cow. Along the way, it’s hampering access to other medications that can help. Making money at the expense of lives…how can that even be legal?
It’s unthinkable: America’s opioid epidemic is driving the rationing of life-saving resources. Hospitals are overwhelmed with overdoses, small-town morgues are running out of space for the bodies, and local officials from Kentucky to Maine are struggling to pay for attempting to revive, rehabilitate or bury the victims. Some cities are even setting limits on the number of time a First Responder can try to save an individual’s life. Learn how these three strikes can take on a deadly new definition of "You're out!".