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Trump & the Opioid Epidemic

Katharine Neill Harris

Trump & the Opioid Epidemic.

Last week, President Donald Trump announced his "Initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse" during a speech in New Hampshire, one of the states hardest hit by the opioid epidemic. Katharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell, III, Fellow in Drug Policy, analyzes the plan's elements and where it fails to address the underlying causes of the epidemic in the Houston Chronicle: