Opioid Epidemic

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The Nez Perce tribe is the latest indigenous government to sue drug makers over the opioid crisis gripping the nation.

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Ada County Judge Lyn Norton says opioid abuse has arrived in Idaho's most populous county, and that abuse can happen to anyone.

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Late last month, the magazine Pacific Standard published a profile entitled, "King of Boise, The Life and Times of a Teenage Oxycodone Dealer."

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Police in Twin Falls are now equipped with Narcan, the drug able to counteract the effects of an opioid overdose. The addition of the medication to law enforcement officer’s toolbox could potentially save lives.