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For American Politician, Opioid Issue is Personal





Virginia Delegate John Bell politely greets people at a town hall meeting, asking them about their concerns, which range from local road repairs to women’s rights to affordable health care. His focus in the Virginia General Assembly, however, has been battling the opioid addiction crisis that has been sweeping the nation.

It all started when his son, Josh, became an addict.

“He was in a car accident seven years ago and in the car accident he injured his neck,” Bell said. “And when he came out of the emergency room, he came out with an opioid prescription for 90 days, with five read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com

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