The Work of the National Judicial Opioid Task Force: A Significant Response to a National Crisis

In 2017 opioid overdoses in the United States accounted for 47,600 deaths (up from 42,000 the year prior). The crisis continues to take a heavy toll, resulting in about 120 deaths per day last year. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates the “economic burden” of prescription opioid misuse alone at $78.5 billion a… Read more »

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