Better Business Bureau- Avoiding bogus addiction cures

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Centers for Disease Control says tens of thousands of Americans die each year from an opioid overdose. Meanwhile, users are getting scammed by companies falsely claiming their products can help people beat addiction.

Chris Thetford with the Better Business Bureau joined us with a warning.

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