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Lessons I’ve Learned from Investigating the Opioid Epidemic

It’s okay to change your mind

First, a disclaimer: my family and I have been fortunate to remain safe. That’s a great privilege these days, as overdose numbers skyrocket.

Still, my work over the past 11 years as a prosecutor and author has changed me.



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Charlotte Bismuth

Author of “Bad Medicine: Catching New York’s Deadliest Pill Pusher,” former Manhattan ADA , Columbia Law School grad, occasional legal cartoonist.