Law360 (January 14, 2020, 10:07 PM EST) -- State public health officials on Tuesday told lawmakers that opioid overdoses and prescriptions have decreased in their states in recent years, including a West Virginia official saying that overdose deaths have decreased there for the first time in a decade.
Health officials for Rhode Island, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Massachusetts reported during a hearing that the recent declines occurred after federal legislation in 2016 and 2018 released several billion dollars to address the opioid epidemic. The House energy and commerce committee had requested an update into how the states were using the funds and their impact.
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