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Md. workgroup highlights increase of xylazine in opioid crisis, overdoses in recent years

December 1, 2023

As the opioid crisis continues, efforts to combat the problem are likely to be a point of interest in the upcoming 2024 Maryland General Assembly session. “The opioid epidemic persists, though the primary substances involved in overdose fatalities are evolving. State efforts are in place to address continued behavioral health needs,” Department of Legislative Services analysts wrote in a report previewing likely topics of legislation.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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