Oxycontin Express

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About this episode

Peabody Award-winning expose of the prescription drug epidemic and its effects on pill addicts, their families and the police officers struggling to keep up with the deadly game of supply and demand. Correspondent Mariana van Zeller follows America's largest pill pipeline from its epicenter in Broward County, Florida to the Appalachian Mountains, where pillbillies buy, sell and use narcotics trafficked in from the Sunshine State. Warning: Features scenes of drug use.

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