Response to the Opioid Crisis

To curb opioid misuse, new policies are being put in place to reduce the number of these medications that are prescribed.

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America is in the grips of an opioid addiction crisis. Theres no denying that this is a real problem with devastating consequences. In 2016, 63,000 people died from drug overdoses, a 21 percent rise over 2015. About two-thirds of those deaths involved opioids.
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