The opioid epidemic in Central Florida

11/15/2019 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

This week, NewsNight examines the opioid crisis in Central Florida. New figures show the region is in the grip of a fentanyl epidemic, but prescription opioid abuse remains a major issue. The panel also discusses Orlando’s decision to join other local governments in suing pharmaceutical companies. Plus, how legislators are tackling opioids, from pill-mill laws to criminal justice reform.

Aired: 11/15/19

Rating: NR

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