Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Drugmakers push profitable, but unproven, opioid solution

Matthew Perrone, AP health reporter, Washington, D.C., and Geoff Mulvihill, reporter, AP state government team, New Jersey, and Center for Public Integrity reporters Liz Essley Whyte and Ben Wieder, for a joint investigation that revealed how drugmakers are aggressively pushing a new class of drugs as their answer to the opioid crisis. The formulations are highly profitable for the industry but have not been proven to reduce of overdoses or deaths.

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