iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Addiction has taken an immeasurable toll on millions of American families. Over the past several years, there has been a sharp increase in drug overdoses deaths in the midst of a growing opioid epidemic. Experts and public officials have tried to determine who is responsible and what can be done.
The Trump administration declared the crisis a “national public health emergency” in 2017.
A number of states have passed bills to fight the epidemic in their own states. Florida governor Rick Scott did just that this past spring, in a state that has …read more