Dopesick season 1
Dopesick Season 1 is a dramatic miniseries about the opioid crisis in the United States from Hulu. Michael Keaton starred. In the center of the plot is the story of a doctor who learns about a conspiracy of pharmaceutical companies to sell more opioid pain relievers. He discovers that a new drug contains a drug and dares to challenge one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the United States. The project is based on Beth Macy book Breaking: The Dealers, Doctors, and Pharmaceuticals America Is Addicted to, published in 2018. It chronicles the opioid epidemic in the United States over several decades and from a variety of perspectives.
Dopesick season 1 episodes list:
Richard Sackler begins to launch a powerful new painkiller, a rural doctor is introduced to the drug, a coal miner plans her future, a DEA Agent learns of blackmarket pills, and federal prosecutors decide to open a case into OxyContin.
OxyContin is on the market but faces a potential threat, Purdue's vast influence reaches the town of Finch Creek, Bridget steps outside her DEA authority, and the criminal investigation of OxyContin begins.
Doctor Finnix begins to taper Betsy off OxyContin, Bridget sees the toll the drug is taking on communities, Rick and Randy investigate the world of "pain societies", and with sales climbing, Richard Sackler makes bigger plans for his new drug.
Sky-high OxyContin sales are threatened by reports of abuse, prosecutors investigate a claim central to OxyContin marketing, and Finnix begins to question the safety of the drug.
Episode #5 2021-10-27 TBA
Episode #6 2021-11-03 TBA
Episode #7 2021-11-10 TBA
Episode #8 2021-11-17 TBA
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