One Woman Takes on Drug Addiction in Afghanistan
It is the first settlement to come out of the recent coast-to-coast wave of nearly 2,000 lawsuits against Purdue Pharma over allegations that they helped create the nation's deadly opioid crisis with aggressive marketing of the powerful painkiller.
The ban on illicit sale of codeine comes over fears of addiction among young people.
In the midst of an addiction crisis, the US has charged 412 medical professionals for overprescribing opioids.
Half of teenagers in the United States think they are addicted to their mobile phones according to a recent poll.
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