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Opioid epidemic Last week, the White House announced it will launch an ad campaign to raise awareness about opioid abuse among young people. (Image: Shutterstock)

This past fall, the Trump Administration stopped short of declaring opioids a national emergency, instead declaring a public health emergency. Despite its decision not to allocate federal funding to the crisis, the administration has been busy working on several other strategies to combat abuse.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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