October 16, 2017: Congress takes away the DEA's most powerful tool in fighting the opioid crisis

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A recently published Washington Post and “60 Minutes” investigation found that in April 2016 Congress stripped the Drug Enforcement Administration of its most powerful weapon against the crippling and growing opioid crisis, despite being named the worst drug epidemic in U.S history.

Lenny Bernstein, Washington Post Health and medicine reporter and co-author of the investigative piece, “The drug industry’s triumph over the DEA”, joined Armstrong and Getty to explain the new legislation that makes it nearly impossible for the DEA to stop some of the largest drug companies from spilling hundreds of millions of narcotics on the streets.

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