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Peter Bensinger: The Heroin/Opiod Epidemic and Prescription Drug Abuse
March 1 : 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm$10.00
Overdose deaths have skyrocketed because of higher purity and increased availability. Peter Bensinger will provide a historical perspective on drug abuse in America. He will focus on the present heroin and opioid epidemic. He will discuss the roles of source countries like Mexico, pharmaceutical manufacturers, drug distributors, pain clinics, hospitals, and the illegal market.