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11 new Indiana Laws to Curtail the Opioid Crisis - Health Care and Life Sciences News

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Posted on: Oct 30, 2017

About 100 Hoosiers die from drug overdoses every month, many from opioids such as heroin and prescription painkillers. The widespread use of opioids is fueling one of the worst addiction crisis in United States history.

Indiana has the 17th-highest rate of overdose deaths of any state, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but is one of the hardest places to find treatment in the nation.

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