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President Trump puts New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at the helm of a commission tasked with tackling opioid addiction. (Photo: iStock)

President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week creating a new opioid commission to study and look for solutions regarding the opioid addiction crisis happening around the country.

The executive order assigns the commission with the following tasks: find existing federal money to combat all all drug addiction, evaluate the availability of addiction treatment centers and identify underserved areas, measure how well state policies regarding prescription drug monitoring are working, and determine best practices for drug use prevention.

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