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Here’s how Pa. governor would fight opioid drug abuse in his state

February 23, 2016
by Anna Douglas
McClatchy

Such a measure, Wolf said, could reduce the incidents of doctors over-prescribing painkillers and opioids, which sometimes lead to fatal drug overdoses – a growing problem nationally. In Pennsylvania and at least half of all other states, drug overdose deaths have overtaken the number of car-accident fatalities, according to a study by the Trust for America’s Health.


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