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County grapples with opioid debacle

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The Board of Supervisors has declared March as Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month in Humboldt County and will consider whether to join other counties in suing a group of large pharmaceutical companies for their marketing of prescription opioids. What’s been described as an “opioid crisis” was the focus

Divided views on opioids – ‘worst drug crisis in American history’

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – As attendees of an “opioid crisis” town hall meeting called for response to criminal behavior and nuisances stemming from addiction, Senator Mike McGuire announced the imminent development of a $4.8 million local treatment center. Held at the Sequoia Conference Center in Eureka on November 14, the well-attended community