The article published in the Norwegian newspaper, “Aftenposten” this year on October 1st, concerning the opioid crisis mainly in The US, specifically West Virginia. The article addresses both the Pharmaceuticals industry and the corrupt doctors who allow people to get access to the extremely addictive drugs. According to a scientific article by Kendra Cherry, the drug has made over two million people in the US suffer from substance problems caused by the abuse of opiates.
Cherry, Kendra. “Opiates: How They Are Used and the Effect They Have on the Brain.” Verywell Mind, March 31st 2017, www.verywellmind.com/what-are-opiates-2795406.
Pletten, Christina. “De så hjembyen bli ødelagt av piller. Nå vil de ha erstatning.” Aftenposten, October 1st 2018.