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The untold story of how Utah doctors and Big Pharma helped drive the national opioid epidemic

Dr. Lynn Webster poses for a photo at PRA Health Sciences in Millcreek on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.
Dr. Lynn Webster poses for a photo at PRA Health Sciences in Millcreek on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.
Ravell Call, Deseret News

This is the untold story of how Utah became a mecca for doctors interested in using opioids to treat chronic pain and how their well-intentioned ideas may have contributed to a national crisis. It's also the story of a doctor at the center of the controversy, the Drug Enforcement Administration investigation that nearly derailed his career, and the hundreds of lives lost along the way.

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