Amanpour and Company

"Dopesick" Author: Fentanyl Is “Cheaper Than Bottled Water”

Clip: 10/29/2020 | 17m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

Heightened drug abuse and opioid deaths are a significant consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Beth Macy is the author of "Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company That Addicted America." Tackling the opioid crisis was an early pledge of President Trump's. But Macy believes Joe Biden may have a coherent plan to end the suffering, as she explains to Michel Martin.

Aired: 10/29/20

Rating: NR

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