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DELAWARE:

Delaware Senate Set to Vote on Proposed Per-Pill Tax on OpioidsNBC Philadelphia, 04/08/19 

Pew Recommends Delaware Increase Access to Opioid TreatmentWHYY, 04/04/19

First State Announces New Pop-Up Clinic for Mental Health ReferralsDelaware Public Media, 03/27/19

Bill Aims to Charge Major Opioid Makers for Drugs Sold in the StateDelaware Law Weekly, 03/13/19

Delaware Offering Naloxone Kits During Month of MarchWBOC16, 03/01/19

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

A City Van Claiming to Help Heroin Users Went Missing. Then D.C. Covered it Up., Washington City Paper, 04/08/19

As an Advocate for Mental Health Issues, Camique Holdsclaw Keeps ScoringWashington Post, 03/05/19

 

MARYLAND:

Maryland Legislature Approves Bill to Extend Use of Medicines for Addiction Treatment in Jails, Baltimore Sun, 04/06/19

'We are in an absolute crisis': Carroll County Commissioners Move to Sue Opioid Manufacturers, DistributorsCarroll County Times, 04/04/19

The Opioid Epidemic Is Increasingly Killing Black Americans. Baltimore is Ground Zero.Vox, 04/01/19

Hogan Administration Officials: Maryland Prisoners Are Getting on MedicaidBaltimore Sun, 03/19/19

Maryland Made a Plan to Help People Leaving Prison Get Drug Treatment - but it Never Used itBaltimore Sun, 03/04/19

 

PENNSYLVANIA:

Pennsylvania's War on Opioid Addiction to Highlight National EventTribLive, 04/05/19

Pa. Senator Toomey Helps Introduce Fentanyl Sanctions BillWFMZ-TV, 04/04/19

Governor Says PA Is Gaining Upper Hand in Fight Against Opioid Deaths, YourErie.com, 04/04/19

Like Parkland, Downingtown, Pa., Faced a Teen Suicide Cluster. Here's What Schools Can DoThe Inquirer, 03/28/19

"Battling Opioids" to Address Effects of Opiate Crisis on Pennsylvania's Children, April 11PR Newswire, 03/14/19

Mobile Addition Clinic Brings Help to those at Heart of Opioid EpidemicCNN, 03/08/19

Local Filmmakers Show Horrors of Heroin's Grip in Documentary on Philly NeighborhoodDaily Times, 03/04/19

 

VIRGINIA:

Opioids Made it Impossible to Run His Family Business, so He Became an Undercover CopMarketplace, 04/03/19

Dozens of Va. Health Professionals Have Lost Licenses Over Opioid Abuse, Improper PrescriptionsWashington Post, 04/01/19

Cities in Southwest Virginia Sue Opioid ManufacturersWashington Post, 03/27/19

Bill that Sets Standards for How Virginia Jails Treat Inmates with Mental Illness on Governor's DeskDaily Press, 03/04/19

 

WEST VIRGINIA:

Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion is Helping Fight West Virginia's Opioid Epidemic, Vox, 04/03/19

W.Va. Student Opioid Abuse Awareness Contest Deadline NearsU.S. News & World Report, 03/31/19

West Virginia Gets $14 Million in Federal Funding to Fight Substance Abuse CrisisIntelligencer, 03/26/19

Fentanyl-Linked Deaths: The U.S. Opioid Epidemic's Third Wave BeginsWV Public Broadcasting, 03/21/19

DHHR Data Shows Synthetic Opioid-Related OD Deaths on the Rise StatewideThe Journal, 03/03/19

 

NATIONAL:

Getting Facts Straight on the Opioid CrisisForbes, 04/01/19