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Don Perdue: How could opioid wholesalers not know what was happening?

The routine became rote. At roughly 30 minutes before closing time, an average-looking, relatively non-descript customer would approach the prescription counter and addressing either the pharmacist or a technician stated, “I’ve been all over town this evening and nobody has any of these in stock. Can you fill this for me?”
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Don Perdue: How could opioid wholesalers not know what was happening?

The routine became rote. At roughly 30 minutes before closing time, an average-looking, relatively non-descript customer would approach the prescription counter and addressing either the pharmacist or a technician stated, “I’ve been all over town this evening and nobody has any of these in stock. Can you fill this for me?”
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2005 brought extraordinary sorrow to Huntington. Prom night left four teenagers slain in an apparent drug-related homicide and an as yet unresolved murder investigation that still haunts its citizens. The final words of a young girl, begging for her life — “I’m sorry. I’m sorry.” — are as vivid now as they were then.