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Commentary: General Assembly can act now to reduce overdose fatalities

March 16, 2023
Maryland State house with city in Annapolis

In 2022, we lost more than 2,400 Marylanders to fatal overdoses. Nearly 700 of those deaths occurred in Baltimore, Anne Arundel, and Prince George’s counties –– the districts we represent and are sworn to protect. These are more than just numbers on a report; they are a reminder that people who use drugs do not have adequate support networks to meet their needs. As public officials, it is our duty to step up and do everything we can to protect our communities.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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