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The opioid epidemic's impact on Ohio’s Black communities

OxyContin pills are arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vermont.
Toby Talbot
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AP
OxyContin pills are arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vermont.

News of the ongoing opioid crisis seems to have taken a backseat to coverage of COVID-19 and Monkeypox. The crisis continues with overdose rates among Black Ohioans are higher than among white Ohioans.

We’ll look at what’s being done to prevent opioid deaths in Ohio’s African American communities.

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