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“Even just the moniker, like ‘the opioid epidemic,’ out of the gate, is problematic and incorrect,” said Leo Beletsky, an associate professor at Northeastern University. “This was never just about opioids.”
DFLers were surprised by Republican Sen. Michelle Benson’s move to amend her own bill to include the benefit.
The country does have a crisis on its hands: opioid addiction. Border security is part of the solution, and the money is far better spent where the drugs actually arrive.