What got you interested in the opioid epidemic? Medicated assisted treatment. Drug Mortality.
Solutions to the opioid addiction crisis. Conscience and subconsience mind. Opioid use is a way to unknowingly relieve mental pain in most cases rather than physical.
What do think are one of the biggest challenge facing the OAG?
How did the opioid epidemic effect your experience working at the library? The opioid issue grew from distracted needles to hearing sirens everyday to an issue that felt like an all time high. "There were days you'd be on the phone all day with 911"
Visual explanation of what it's like to watch someone overdose from experience. (Trailer moments)
When was the turning point for you to get that training? When did you get it and why?
Any examples of the effectiveness of regional practices as related to the treatment of the opioid crisis?
Any recent trends that scare you more than others? A: Fentanyl
What was the tipping point in getting us to address the opioid crisis. Topic shift: trailer/teaser moments
Difference between opioid epidemic and crack epidemic.
What is a bad batch of heroin?
What is the most prevailing issue related to the epidemic? A: The drug market violence.
How quickly do dealers get replaced? Specifically the head of a drug ring? effectiveness of bikes.
Can Kensington be likened to a war zone?
Mentality of the rookies in relation to rapid growth.
What is the most disturbing trend you've seen related to this crisis? Trailer/teaser moment "We had over 1200 overdoses last year in the city of Philadelphia."
Philadelphia police officer Ginion street interview, Primary angle. Discussion: Impact of bike officers. Rookie process. Walkthrough of the literal current setting.
Announcement of legal action against the marketing and sale of opioid pain killers. Investigation background. Perdue failure to come up with meaningful settlement offer.
Perdue opioid epidemic impact and responsibility. Official OAG lawsuit announcement against Perdue-2:18
OAG lawsuit against Perdue detail. "Our lawsuit is the first in the nation to greatly detail how Purdue targeted Pennsylvanians with a sprawling salesforce."
Opioid background and impact by Perdue's behavior. *3:19-5:21: Statistics; drug overdose #1 accidental killer.
Perdue opioid perception. "For them opioids have been a goldmine." 5:52-"The opioid epidemic is man made."
Perdue impact and OAG thoughts. 5:52-"The opioid epidemic is man made." *6:14-Statistics: "Nearly 70 in 100 patience walked away with a prescription for opioids in 2017." 6:52- "Purdue's oxycontin's sole active ingredient, oxycodone, is a molecule nearly identical to heroin.
Perdue tactics; launching a multifaceted illegal effort targeting PA doctors and patience. *Outlined list. Good information throughout.
OAG legal action against Perdue. "We are holding doctors criminally liable when they break the law."
Perdue opioid effect on Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Dr. Beto's actions with Perdue and statistics. Perdue negligence.
Why Perdue changing the opioid perception for market gain was wrong. Background on original opioid usage. "Specifically we alledge, they went after the elderly and veterans."
Perdue marketing. "Specifically we allege, they went after the elderly and veterans." *Number statistics on Perdue sales. "Perdue has soled more than 2.9 million prescriptions."
Perdue and previous lawsuit. And adaption to market creating "pseudo addiction."
Perdue misrepresentation. Perdue violation of the Pennsylvania unfair practices and consumer protection law. 20:00-"Back on May 2nd 2017 I sued Pharma. Legally I've been unable to talk about this suit until today."
OAG Pharma lawsuit goal.
Conclusion. 22:07: "Opioid addiction has savagely inflicted pain on the most vulnerable Pennsylvanians....Perdue owes is the thousands of Pennsylvanians.
What do you think has caused the increase in addiction?
What's grey death?
Reacting to overdose. Perspective on addicts seeking out drugs previously used fatally by other addicts.
Awareness of drug lacing by kids from the view of Jerry Mitchel OAG Office of Pubic Engagement Officer.
Overdose in the current drug crisis in Pennsylvania from Heroin to Fentanyl.
Story from Jerry Mitchell of young man you who overdosed on drugs that he was unaware were laced.
Responsibility and endangerment during drug use. "You could a lot of people in really compromising positions where you could take their own lives."
Whats flakka? A: A new version of bath salt.