DEA allowed 400% more oxycodone production: Inspector general

The DEA allowed drugmakers to increase their production of oxycodone by 400 percent between 2002 and 2013, according to the report.
0:35 | 10/01/19

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Transcript for DEA allowed 400% more oxycodone production: Inspector general
A new report on the hope Wheeling crisis finds the Drug Enforcement Administration let drug production increase. Despite a spike in the number of addictions. The report by the inspector general found the DEA authorized a 400%. Increase. In oxy code own production from 202. To 2013. It did not demanded decrease until 2017. Despite overdose deaths increasing 71%. Per year in the four years we four. The report makes nine recommendations to help the DEA prevent similar health crises in the future.

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