Drug overdoses are reportedly on the rise both locally and nationally. The Massachusetts State Police has reported 185 fatalities since Nov. 1, which doesn’t include the large cities of Boston, … read more »
Leo Beletsky, a drug policy expert and assistant professor of law and health sciences, says opioid overdose now kills more people than both AIDS and homicides.
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Leo Beletsky, an assistant professor of law and health sciences, examines the risk of opioid analgesics, the abuse of which led to nearly 16,000 deaths in 2008.
Northeastern professor Leo Beletsky dissects interplay between law and public health.
American Journal of Public Health 2011; 101(11): 2012-15.
1 Drexel Law Review 273 (2009).