A month after Trump declared opioids a 'national emergency,' his team still has no plan
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As it turns out, a presidential declaration of national emergency doesn't amount to much.

When President Trump announced in early August, following a presidential commission’s recommendations, that the opioid crisis was a “national emergency,” he called it “a serious problem the likes of which we have never had.”

A month has now passed, and that urgent talk has yet to translate into urgent action. While the president’s aides say they are pursuing an expedited process, it remains to be seen...


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