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May 22, 2019
Walz signs plan to make drug companies pay for fallout of opioid epidemic into law
May 22, 2019 - 5:52pm
May 20, 2019
Sen. Chris Eaton, left, and Rep. Dave Baker, right, spoke about losing their children to opioid addiction and a bill they passed Monday, May 20, that would increase resources for treatment and education.
'We’re going to save a bunch of lives': Opioid response bill makes it out in final hours
May 20, 2019 - 10:41pm
December 16, 2018
Letter: Opioid legislation could endanger patient access
December 16, 2018 - 6:00am
November 18, 2018
Dr. Kristi Trussell
Viewpoint: The opioid crisis and the value of pain
November 18, 2018 - 9:00am
July 2, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announces Monday, July 2, 2018, that she is sueing the maker of OxyCotin pain killer over claims the company made, including that it was safer than it is. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota sues over opioid crisis
July 2, 2018 - 3:12pm
May 22, 2018
County prosecutes drug dealer for overdose death
May 22, 2018 - 9:22am
May 10, 2018
Three Democratic Minnesota state senators sit in the back of the state House chamber Thursday, May 10, 2018, during a vote for a University of Minnesota regent. From left are Kent Eken of Twin Valley, Jeff Hayden of Minneapolis and Erik Simonson of Duluth. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate passes $20 million opioid bill
May 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
April 19, 2018
Minnesota officials detail extent of opioid crisis, highlight treatment programs
April 19, 2018 - 8:21pm
March 20, 2018
Work under the Minnesota Capitol dome has increased in recent days as deadlines approach for the 2018 edition of the Minnesota Legislature. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNLARS one of many bills lawmakers tackle near deadline
March 20, 2018 - 4:41pm
March 9, 2018
Charges: Former clinic employee forged painkiller prescriptions
March 9, 2018 - 2:16pm
January 16, 2018
Narcan saves lives: Local officers carry reverse overdose drug
January 16, 2018 - 7:49am
October 27, 2017
President Donald Trump departs after signing a presidential memorandum to declare the opioid crisis a national public health emergency Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. Jabin Botsford / Washington Post
After some disappointment over Trump's opioid announcement, MN leaders expected to push for more money
October 27, 2017 - 4:04pm
February 21, 2017
Cindy Woldstad of St. Paul Park, Minn., lets the tears flow Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, during an anti-opioids rally in the Minnesota Capitol. A speaker thanked her for speaking up about a seven-year painkiller addiction. Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
February 21, 2017 - 9:33pm
February 14, 2017
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson shows a printout of a website, www.doseofreality.mn.gov,  that launched Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, to show how to battle opioid abuse.  Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Minnesota offers website as centerpiece in effort to warn about opioid dangers
February 14, 2017 - 8:55am
September 20, 2016
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
September 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
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