Gov. McAullife Signs New Measures to Prevent Addicts from Acquiring Drugs

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In 2014, almost 1,000 people died from opiate overdose in Virginia — and that number is trending upwards, not down. A state task force created a number of proposals to help stem the epidemic, and Governor Terry McAuliffe signed three of those measures into law today. The primary goal? To help prevent addicts from acquiring drugs.¬†Mallory Noe-Payne explains how.

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