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The Government Can’t Have It Both Ways in the War on Opiate Abuse

The Government Can’t Have It Both Ways in the War on Opiate Abuse

The State of North Dakota – and, separately, multiple political subdivisions of the state – are suing the pharmaceutical industry for its alleged contributions to the opioid epidemic. The politics of this are obvious. The pharmaceutical industry – like the tobacco industry, the target of a similar litigation not so long ago – is not

The Last Thing North Dakota's Opiates Problem Needs Is Partisan Opportunism From Democrats

Whenever we’re in an election year North Dakota’s Democrats come up with some crisis they think justifies a special legislative session. The objective is to manufacture a negative headline for Republicans while earning themselves some media coverage. In fact, it’s a stunt Democrats have already pulled once this cycle, back in March, but now they’re

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