Reply to Government Propaganda Article.
The_Economic_Burden_of_Prescription_Opioid Overdose, Abuse, and Dependence in the United States, 2013TheYou forgot some things to deduct from your cost analysis.
1) The productivity and tax payments of people able to get to work because of opiate pain relief;
2) The value of the 200 crimes a year not committed by the deceased drug addicts;
3) the value of the deaths of criminals to families that will not be exploited, injured, and abused by the deceased.