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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.
DFL Rep. Chris Eaton said she expects some kind of dedicated funding measure to pass early in the 2019 legislative session.“I think it is as close to a done deal as you can have at this point,” she said.
The misconceptions include beliefs that the greatest danger is to people living in urban areas and that that they themselves are not personally at risk.
Opinion polls consistently show that the vast majority of Americans, regardless of political background, believe the government needs to do more to fight the opioid epidemic.
The decline was driven in large part because increasing numbers of Americans are dying from drug overdoses, suicides and chronic liver disease.