Earlier this week, Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $572 million for its role in Oklahoma's opioid crisis. This verdict is the first to hold a pharmaceutical company accountable for our nation's growing epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose deaths.
Shatterproof's founder and CEO, Gary Mendell, spoke to NPR's Rachel Martin about the impact of the trial's verdict, and what it means for families affected by addiction.
Listen to the moving interview below.
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