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MTV to Launch Docu Division With ‘Prescription for Change’

MTV will launch its original documentary division on Oct. 11 with a one-hour project, Prescription for Change: Ending America’s Opioid Crisis, the network said Tuesday.

The documentary, which will tackle the opioid epidemic, will feature a frank conversation between Grammy-Award winning artist Macklemore and President Barack Obama in which the two openly share their own experiences with substance use, said the network.

The world premiere of Prescription for Change will take place today at the White House followed by a panel session featuring Macklemore that will be streamed live by MTV News and at, said the network.