NH Medical Examiner Is Quitting His Job Because bad Opioid Policy is Killing so Many

In the six years since the federal government asked pharmaceutical companies to reformulate prescription opioids so patients couldn’t use them illicitly, Thomas Andrew, the chief medical examiner of New Hampshire, has seen his caseload skyrocket.

“It’s almost as if the Visigoths are at the gates, and the gates are starting to crumble,” Andrew told The New York Times‘ Katharine Seelye. “I’m not an alarmist by nature, but this is not overhyped. It has completely overwhelmed us.” |Read more at Reason.com