US: Painkiller addiction turning into crisis

The recreational use of opioids is claiming a growing number of lives across the United States. The introduction of a new drug called fentanyl is pushing the crisis to a new level. Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from Lowell, Massachusetts.

    The recreational use of opioids is claiming a growing number of lives across the United States.

    The introduction of a new drug called fentanyl is pushing the crisis to a new level.

    Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from Lowell, Massachusetts.


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