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Background Briefing - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

News & Politics

Background Briefing is investigative journalism at its finest, exploring the issues of the day and examining society in a lively on-the-road documentary style.

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Doctors as dealers: Australia's opioid habit

August 23rd, 2014

Episode 48 of 151 episodes

In the last few years prescriptions of opioids for chronic pain have skyrocketed creating a new wave of drug addicts. Ann Arnold investigates Australia's new drug war.

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