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Baltimore’s Leaders Are Gambling With Lives: By Turning Down the Opioid Settlement, Baltimore Fails Most Vulnerable 

November 10, 2023

Over the last year, a record 80,000 Americans died of opioid overdoses. It is a real problem that has grown astronomically worse in Baltimore and Maryland due to the rise in synthetic opioids like fentanyl, which accounts for the vast majority of drug-related deaths. To fight this epidemic of addiction and misery, it will take resources for public health agencies, addiction services, law enforcement and the courts.

Article Source: Maryland Reporter

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