Some Progress In The Fight Against Opioids In Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS  — An Indiana drug abuse commission has found that the state is making some progress in the fight against the opioid epidemic.

The Indianapolis Business Journal reports that the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse’s report card found that the state saw a 10 percent drop in opioid painkillers prescribed in Indiana during the first eight months of 2018 and a drop in emergency room visits for drug overdoses.

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