For American Politician, Opioid Issue is Personal
(VOA): Opioid addiction has become a crisis in America. Opioid overdoses killed about 64,000 people in the U.S. last year, making it the leading cause of death for Americans younger than 50. As more and more Americans succumb to addiction, politicians are seeking ways to address this growing epidemic. One Virginia lawmaker is making it the central issue of his agenda because for him, it's personal. VOA's Julie Taboh has more.
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Published Date: Friday, December 8th, 2017 | 02:45 AM
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