A drug user prepares to inject himself with heroin inside VANDU's supervised injection room in Vancouver, Canada. Similar sites to the ones implemented in New York have proven successful in Canada.
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A bag of assorted pills and prescription drugs dropped off for disposal is displayed during the Drug Enforcement Administration's 20th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day earlier this year in Los Angeles. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 100,000 people died of a drug overdose from April 2020 to April 2021.
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A federal bankruptcy judge in North Carolina has temporarily halt roughly 38,000 lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson that claim the company's baby powder was contaminated with cancer-causing asbestos.
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The Oklahoma Supreme Court has overturned a $465 million opioid ruling against drug-maker Johnson & Johnson, finding that a lower court wrongly interpreted the state's public nuisance law.
Hulu's limited seriesis based in part on material from the nonfiction book Dopesick by journalist Beth Macy, who has written extensively about the opioid crisis. Rosario Dawson stars as Bridget Meyer.