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  • Elizabeth Warren’s $100 billion plan to fight the opioid epidemic, explained

    Vox - 05/15/2019

    “We talk about this huge investment of $100 billion, and that being pie in the sky, but just the budget increase for defense spending last year was $70 billion. Overall, it was like $800 billion,” Leo Beletsky, a professor of law and health sciences at Northeastern University, told me. “People are dropping dead by the thousands [in the opioid epidemic], and we are teetering around the edges. So it’s very frustrating.”

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