POLL: Is government doing enough to fight the opioid crisis?

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Drug overdose deaths are the leading cause of injury death in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Governor Bill Haslam unveiled his $30 million plan to battle the opioid epidemic focused on prevention, treatment and law enforcement. Democrats say it doesn’t go far enough and proposed a $250 million plan to be funded by the state’s rainy day fund.

President Donald Trump has declared opioids a public health emergency, making extra resources available to states. And a congressional committee is looking into how millions of pills end up on the streets.

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