Wall Street Journal Examines Worldwide Abuse Of Largely Unregulated Pain Killer Tramadol

Wall Street Journal: Tramadol: The Opioid Crisis for the Rest of the World
“…Fueled by cut-rate Indian exports and inaction by world narcotics regulators, tramadol dependency extends across Africa, the Middle East, and into parts of Asia and Eastern Europe. … For some poor countries, it is an opioid crisis that may be as pervasive as America’s, and more complicated to combat…” (Scheck, 10/19).

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