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Taking Aim at Opioids/Plastic Plague 

"Taking Aim at Opioids" looks at efforts to sue the makers and distributors of opioids. "Plastic Plague" looks at the damaging effects of plastic waste in the Pacific.


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Episode cast overview:
Bill Whitaker Bill Whitaker ... Himself - Correspondent (segment "Taking Aim at Opioids")
Mike Moore ... Himself - Lawyer (segment "Taking Aim at Opioids")
Mike DeWine Mike DeWine ... Himself - Attorney General, Ohio (segment "Taking Aim at Opioids")
Burton LeBlanc Burton LeBlanc ... Himself - Lawyer (segment "Taking Aim at Opioids")
Sharyn Alfonsi Sharyn Alfonsi ... Herself - Correspondent (segment "Plastic Plague")
Boyan Slat Boyan Slat ... Himself - Entrepreneur (segment "Plastic Plague")
Denise Hardesty Denise Hardesty ... Herself - Scientist (segment "Plastic Plague")
Susan Freinkel Susan Freinkel ... Author, Plastic: a Toxic Love Story (segment "Plastic Plague")
Roland Geyer Roland Geyer ... Himself - Environmental Scientist (segment "Plastic Plague")
Amanda Boyd Amanda Boyd ... Herself - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (segment "Plastic Plague")
Kevin O'Brien Kevin O'Brien ... Himself - NOAA (segment "Plastic Plague")
Kelly Goodale Kelly Goodale ... Herself - Biologist (segment "Plastic Plague")
Lesley Stahl ... Herself - Host


Lawyer Mike Moore claims that the makers and distributors of opioids should be held responsible for the opioid crisis and the deaths associated with it; the devastating effects of plastic refuse on the remote Pacific atoll of Midway and its wildlife.

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16 December 2018 (USA) See more »

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Grayton Beach, Florida, USA

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