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The opioid epidemic is spreading. Here’s the story so far

The US has 5% of the world’s population and 80% of the world’s opioid use. Image: REUTERS/Bob Strong

Blair Smith

Head of Population Health Sciences Division, Professor of Population Science, University of Dundee

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