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WV Epicenter Of Nation’s Opioid Crisis

February 14th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia has become the epicenter of the nation’s opioid problem.  Federal data show West Virginia had 725 overdose deaths in 2015, the highest rate of any state at 41.5 per 100,000 people. Last year’s numbers are expected to show little improvement. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey tells WCBC News it’s that the heroin and opioids crisis are at the top his offices agenda…


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