KOLD INVESTIGATES: Licensed to Pill

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - As the opioid epidemic was spreading across the country, one drug distribution company was fined $150 million for overcharging Medicaid patients.

The company, McKesson Corporation, was later asked to oversee a program that seeks to ensure doctors properly prescribe the most dangerous opioids on the market.

Does the program work and how does an Arizona company figure into it?

Watch the KOLD Investigates report at 10 p.m. Thursday May, 17 to find out.

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