By David Mittleman

Mid-Michigan and the rest of the country have been ravaged by the opioid epidemic. The President is set to declare a national emergency on the issue. Drug overdose deaths are currently the leading cause of death in the United States. From 2000 to 2015, more than half a million people died of opioid drug overdoses in the United States—a staggering rate of 91 people per day.

Communities can and should fight back against Big Pharma for their role in causing the opioid epidemic. Big time pharmaceutical manufacturers like Purdue Pharma, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, and others engaged in a …read more