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Rutherford Talks About Opioid Deaths Leveling Off

February 14th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford says that opioid overdose deaths are starting to level off, but the state did see a rise in deaths during the pandemic. He said fentanyl is being used on the street and being mixed with oxycodone and other drugs, including heroin. Rutherford chairs the Maryland Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force and said they announced legislation last week about getting people in treatment and having access to therapists and doctors…