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Opioid Marketing Unintentionally Protected Rural Black Region
Nov 6, 2018 - Discusses the noticeably lower rates of opioid overdoses in predominantly African-American communities in the rural South compared to other parts of rural America. Includes speculation that this might be because these communities were not targeted in prescription drug company marketing efforts related to opioids.
Source: The Daily Yonder
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