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WATCH: How A Powerful Corporate Consulting Firm Helped Create The Opioid Epidemic

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The opioids crisis that has taken hundreds of thousands of American lives has received less attention in the pandemic, but drug overdoses and deaths have grown during the last year.

Now, one of the world’s most powerful corporate consulting firms has agreed to a major settlement for its role in the sale of painkillers.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy joins PBS NewsHour’s Stephanie Sy to discuss.