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How Johnson & Johnson companies used a ‘super poppy’ to make narcotics for America’s most abused opioid pills

External Link - Source: The Washington Post

As the United States was succumbing to an epidemic of addiction, the Johnson & Johnson family of companies became the leading maker of narcotics for popular opioid pills, a dominance achieved through decades of innovation, navigation of U.S. drug policy, and the cultivation of poppies in this remote haven on the other side of the world.

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