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Trump wants to end the opioid crisis, but offers no new policies to do it

Annie Baxter Aug 8, 2017
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Trump wants to end the opioid crisis, but offers no new policies to do it

Annie Baxter Aug 8, 2017
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President Trump this afternoon acknowledged the epidemic of opioid abuse in the U.S., but took no action on a report by a commission he created to study the crisis. That report urged the president to declare a national emergency to combat the health crisis. In a briefing with his top officials, Trump said there is no choice but to defeat the opioid epidemic, but offered no new policies to address the problem. 

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