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Higher Opioid Use Linked to 2016 Support for Trump

Drug policy fellow Katharine Neil Harris comments on a University of Texas study showing that the chronic use of prescription opioids correlates at the county level with strong voter support for Trump in 2016. Harris notes that the association is related to unaddressed socioeconomic problems. Dallas Morning News: https://bit.ly/2MdTUsk