"Once someone is hooked, you've created an addict," said Economics Professor Daniel Rees. "We're still feeling the effects of decisions, of behavior, from a decade ago." Rees is the author of a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper released in February, which examined the effectiveness of two public policies aimed at combating the opioid crisis.
Naloxone Won't Rescue Us From The Opioid Epidemic, But It's A Start
Huffington Post, March 1