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The Panel with Stephen Franks and Ellen Read (Part 2)

The Panel with Stephen Franks and Ellen Read (Part 2)

The plague has flared up across Madagascar with fears it could spread further via flights out of the country. Some are suggesting the practice of "dancing with the dead" is fueling the prevalence of the black death. What the Panellists Stephen Franks and Ellen Read want to talk about. The United States has just decalred an opioid crisis, cracking down on its painkiller-addition that killing hundreds of American a day. Here we have similar advertising laws, the most relaxed in the world and we're seeing similar addiction problems to prescription drugs. DAPAANZ executive director Sue Paton tells the panel her worries about New Zealand's prescription addiction problem. There are calls for Auckland council to slash its number of communication staff, after a leaked document revealed its spending $45 million dollars on its spin doctors. Mayor Phil Goff was elected on the promise he'd make big cuts to spending. The Panllists weigh in on the spending. Do airlines really take notice of your lug