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Ben Westhoff


Ben Westhoff is an award-winning investigative reporter. Fentanyl, Inc.: How Rogue Chemists Created the Deadliest Wave of the Opioid Epidemic is his bombshell book about the fentanyl epidemic. He has advised officials at the top levels of government about the opioid crisis, and been interviewed as an expert commentator in The New York Times, on CNN, NPR, and CSPAN. For his new book Little Brother, he solved the cold case murder of his longtime mentee, and his previous book Original Gangstas is the definitive work on West Coast hip-hop. He has also written for The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, and the Guardian.

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Fentanyl: The Deadliest Opioid Ever Created

Oct. 3, 2022

My special guest tonight is author Ben Westhoff who's here to discuss the deadliest opioid ever created causing instant death in adults, children and even infants. Get his book Fentanyl, Inc.: How Rogue Chemists Are Creating…

Guest: Ben Westhoff