One of the biggest public health threats facing the global community today is opioid-related health issues, which can lead to death.
Opioids are highly addictive substances, and since their use is widely encouraged by many members of the international medical community, addiction is rampant across the globe.
The United States is particularly engulfed in an opioid epidemic, however, the problem exists all over the planet.
Pharmaceutical companies have used deceptive marketing tactics in order to sell their goods. Patients often do not know they are hooked until it is too late.