Posts Tagged Opioids

An effort to punish drug dealers in fatal overdose cases may already be over

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The governor wants to crack down on dealers who supply drugs that result in fatal overdoses. But, Michael Pope reports some recovery advocates fear that might backfire.

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Opioid Crisis Costs Virginia About $6 Billion a Year in Lost Productivity

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Credit: Center for Economic Analysis and Policy

Virginia’s opioid crisis has a well-known human cost. But what’s the financial cost? A new study shows how much it is hurting our economy. Michael Pope reports.

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