DEA stops tens of millions of opioid doses from hitting the black market - What's Your Point?
HOUSTON - Maybe we were distracted by the narcotics flooding across our border...or just naive...but there's now evidence that a so-called legitimate pharmaceutical distributor with warehouses in Ft. Bend County allowed tens of millions of opioid doses to seep onto the "black market".
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This week in a seizure of historic proportion - the drug enforcement administration confiscated 700 million doses from Woodfield pharma - calling the operation essential to "preserving the health and safety" of a nation enduring a record number of fatal overdoses.
700 million doses amounts to 27 tractor-trailer loads.
Should we be at all surprised that DEA believes "the diversion" of these drugs is a major source of addiction?