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Governor's Office News Release: Governor Dayton Releases New Report on Minnesota’s Opioid Crisis, Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Curb Opioid Abuse and Save Lives

Governor’s legislative proposals would invest in strategies to address opioid abuse across Minnesota

2/14/2018 10:59:08 AM

ST. PAUL, MN – Joined by a bipartisan coalition of legislators, Governor Mark Dayton today announced a slate of legislative proposals that would combat the opioid crisis and save lives across Minnesota. Governor Dayton’s proposals build on the recommendations of a new report released today that outlines strategies to address the opioid crisis that is harming people and communities across the state. Building on past actions taken by his administration, Governor Dayton’s opioid abuse proposals would annually invest about $12 million in high-impact strategies to treat and prevent opioid abuse, especially in communities that are disproportionately impacted by opioid addiction. 
The full release is available on the Governor's Office website.
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