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The new way prosecutors are using an old act

And how it's affecting drug CEOs

At a Families of Addicts meeting, fentanyl test strips are made available for purchase to detect the presence of fentanyl in street purchased drugs in Dayton, Ohio. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

As the effects of the opioid crisis are felt across the country, federal prosecutors are taking action and prosecuting CEOs of pharmaceutical companies. The Controlled Substance Act is one of their most novel weapons. 

Watch as CQ Roll Call’s senior multimedia producer Jinitzail Hernández explains how.  

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