Opioids If Democrats retakegovernorships and legislatures this fall, lawmakers and policyanalysts predict other states would be more likely to follow NewYork, whose groundbreaking opioid tax took effect July 1. (Photo:Shutterstock)

After almost slapping a tax on makers of opioid pills earlier this year,Minnesota lawmakers are set to try again when they meet inJanuary.

The drug manufacturers that helped create the opioid addiction crisis should help fix it,said state Sen. Chris Eaton, whose daughter died of anoverdose.

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