More than half million people have died between 2000 and 2015 from opioids. Today, opioid deaths are considered an epidemic. To understand the struggle individuals undergo once addicted to these drugs, we take a closer look at what happens to your McClatchy Meta Viers & Patrick Gleason/McClatchy
More than half million people have died between 2000 and 2015 from opioids. Today, opioid deaths are considered an epidemic. To understand the struggle individuals undergo once addicted to these drugs, we take a closer look at what happens to your McClatchy Meta Viers & Patrick Gleason/McClatchy

Opioid epidemic rages, but California drug database lags

February 12, 2018 07:00 AM