opioid overdose deaths

Not that we needed it, but there is now even more evidence that prescription analgesic opioids play a very small part in the fatal overdoses that continue to plague this country. How small? According to a new study published in Public Health Reports - very.
The opioid crisis has its villains, physicians, Big Pharma and illicit fentanyl. But an economic lens points to another driving force: Trade policy?