Philip Seymour Hoffman and the middle-aged drug epidemic

Philip Seymour Hoffman and the middle-aged drug epidemic

 February 4, 2014

Celebrated actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death at age 46 from an apparent heroin overdose is yet another indictment of the ongoing failure of drug war officials, interest groups, and politicians to confront the rising, decades-long epidemic of middle-aged abuse of illicit drugs, which now kills an American age 40-64 every 20 minutes.

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