See One Man’s Fight Against the Opioid Epidemic in “The Pharmacist”

The trailer has been released for a new true-crime limited series: “The Pharmacist” which arrives on Netflix on February 5th. In 1999, after losing his son in a drug-related shooting in New Orleans and lacking answers from police, a small town pharmacist – Dan Schneider – beats the odds when he embarks on a dogged pursuit to find and bring his son’s killer to justice. But months later, the ripple effects of his son’s addiction and tragic death would find him again when a troubling number of young, seemingly healthy people begin visiting Dan’s pharmacy with high dose prescriptions for OxyContin. Sensing a crisis long before the opioid epidemic had gained nationwide attention, Dan stakes a mission: Save the lives of other sons and daughters within his community. Then take the fight to Big Pharma itself.

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3 thoughts on “See One Man’s Fight Against the Opioid Epidemic in “The Pharmacist”

  1. If every pharmacy did this we could probably solve the opioid crisis – I was given this drug prescription and instead of taking it – I choose to take tylenol – It helped me sleep and the pain went away on it’s own – I had open heart surgery and believe me it was very painful.

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