Talk about drug use and the crisis that this has caused It is undoubtedly a subject that has reached the big screen; an example of this is Dopesick, the miniseries in which AMLO bases his explanation on fentanyl. Do you know her?
Starring Michael Keaton This television series was released on October 13, 2021 and through 8 interesting chapters it takes the viewer on an intense journey entering the epicenter of America’s fight against opioid addiction.
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The story of an addiction is based on a book
cataloged in the drama genre and created by Danny Strong this series is based on the book “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America” written by journalist Beth Macy.
The story that after its publication was brought to television tells the true stories and exposes the name Purdue Pharma, a private pharmaceutical that was in charge of manufacturing the “OxyContin” the medicine that caused great consequences.
The president of Mexico is a fan of Dopesick
The president of Mexico has called on the United States to redouble its efforts to prevent the distribution of fentanyl in the country and thus prevent it from reaching the country and in his speech he does not hesitate to mention Dopesick narrating how the American pharmaceutical company created a product to relieve pain.
“It does take away the pain because I think it’s still in circulation or on the market, but it’s addictive, and the United States health agency gave permission for it to be destroyed, that’s what it’s all about.
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It is distributed, it generates addiction and thousands lost their lives and made a lot of money from the sale of that drug”he commented.
It is important to mention that the series in each chapter narrates how the prescription of oxycodone led thousands of patients to addiction, affecting entire communities.
A miniseries that brings reality to the small screen
In this television project in which actors such as Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard, Will Poulter, John Hoogenakker, Kaitlyn Dever, and Rosario Dawson, are witnesses of America’s fight against addiction to opioids.
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the plot of dopesick presents from the meeting of medical experts, a community frightened by the situation until the arrival of the problem to the DEA, That is why AMLO has taken the miniseries as an example to his explanation of fentanyl.