The opioid crisis in America: Vulnerable groups, law enforcement, and international supply


As the United States and the world reel from COVID-19, another epidemic, opioid addiction, continues to ravage the U.S. The opioid epidemic has cost the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, generated vast national economic and social costs, and exposed the critical weaknesses and limitations of U.S. drug policy.

In a new series of papers, “The opioid crisis in America: Domestic and international dimensions,” ...