Opioid death rates


Communities in West Virginia were flooded with disproportionate share of oxycodone and hydrocodone pain pills. Above, Charleston. (Melina Mara / The Washington Post)

Death rates from opioids soared in year 2006, 2012

In West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia. In those seven years, t The analysis by The Washington Post reveals.

The national death rate from opioids was 4.6 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants. But the counties that have the most pills per person. Thirteen of those counties had the opioid rate, according to the government data. Seven of them were in West Virginia.

“What did they do?” Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) Said. “The companies, the distributors, were unconscionable. This was not a health plan. This was a targeted business plan. I cannot believe that we have not gone after them with criminal charges. ”

For the first time, The Post t

In the town and city. The Data Center for Disease Control and Prevention, which were obtained and analyzed by The Post.

A map of the city and district of Monroe County, Ky.

This swath includes 18 per cent per capita per capita. There were 4.5 times the national average.

Nowhere is this more stark than in Norton, Va.

In Norton, considered the national government, the national rate. 306 pain pills per person per year, The Post analysis shows.

“That number blows me away,” said Joseph Fawbush, Norton's mayor. “I believe the manufacturers misled the doctors. It 's not addictive.

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“Our jails are overflowing, a high percentage of children and young people are strained,” t

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In that period, per capita per person per year. West Virginia also had the highest opioid rate.

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“They have pumped a bunch of pills in here. It was such a situation, ”said Cecil Patterson, 64, and McDowell County commissioner and coal miner. “Every family has been affected by this. It's just overwhelming what’s going on here. We are hard-working people. Well survive this. But it has been tough. We have lost to drugs. ”

The database was released in U.S. history. Cleveland by nearly 2,000 cities, towns and counties.

“Now that we have seen the living dayslights of these people,” Manchin said.

On Monday, US. District Judge Dan Polster lifted and protected by the public. 7 years of data. The Post and HD Media, which publishes the Charleston Gazette-Mail in West Virginia, waged a year-long t Last June, The Post and the Charleston Gazette t Hechta, but the news organizations.

8.4 billion in 2006 to 12.6 billion in 2012. The overall number – 76 billion oxycodone and hydrocodone pills shipped over the seven years – eclipsed What was known as opioid distribution by orders of magnitude.

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As the epidemic raged, local governments back. Are the companies that were destroying their towns. Some of the lawsuits not only fail to report suspicious orders.

Case study in U.S. District Court in Cleveland. The opioid litigation is not available for over 25 years.

Dr. Keith Humphreys, and Stanford University professor who was a member of the National Assembly for Wales.

“,” Humphreys said. “The supply of drugs matters enormously or matter what else we try to do. " T. T

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