NYC Will Spend $38M Per Year Fighting Opioid Epidemic

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New York City will spend $38 million annually to combat an opioid epidemic that killed more than 1,000 New Yorkers last year, the Wall Street Journal reports. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the HealingNYC initiative would reduce the number of opioid deaths 35 percent during the next five years. The funding will support the distribution of 100,000 kits . . .

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