‘Dopesick’ swallows the opioid crisis, one pill at a time, from the perpetrators to the victims

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New York Daily News

At times, “Dopesick” is a quiet, heartbreaking story about a West Virginia coal town and the locals trying to survive. And at times, it’s a police procedural about federal prosecutors and a Drug Enforcement Administration agent trying to force the justice system to notice the thousands of people getting addicted to OxyContin. “Dopesick” is also a tale of an obscenely rich family and how they make — and keep — their money. “This show documents one of the biggest crimes in the history of this country and (how) the people who committed these crimes … are mostly getting away with it,” creator Dann…

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