Trump misses the mark with opioid crisis plan, health advocates say
The Guardian
March 30, 2017

“The White House plan to address the opioid crisis runs counter to the Trump administration’s health and justice policies, said politicians and advocates.

“The administration on Wednesday announced it was launching a commission to study the crisis, which sees 91 Americans die each day from an opioid overdose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

“’Opioid abuse has become a crippling problem throughout the United States,” Donald Trump said on Wednesday. “And I think it’s almost untalked about compared to the severity that we’re witnessing.’”

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