American Addict

Sasha Knezev
Dr. Gregory Smith
Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Heath Ledger, Phillip Seymour Hoffman?famous names that share a common tragedy. America has 5% of the world population and yet consumes 80% of the world?s prescription narcotics. AMERICAN ADDICT reveals the connections between government regulators, big pharmaceutical companies, physicians, and the media. Together they reinforce treatment through prescribed medication. In the spirit of the Inside Job and Food Inc., AMERICAN ADDICT exposes a shocking hypocrisy that most citizens are unaware of.