As the opioid epidemic continues to rage on, states across the country try to tackle the crisis in different ways. (Photo: iStock)

No state in America has been spared the ravages of the opioid epidemic, but new research reveals the striking differences in how different states have tried to address the problem. 

The study by Advocates for Opioid Recovery showed that some states have enthusiastically embraced the use of buprenorphine in treating opioid dependence. Others have almost completely resisted its use. 

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