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The Line: Dealing with Opioid Addiction in New Mexico

Line Opioids in NM

April 4, 2019 – Opioid addiction and access to quality treatment is a major concern in New Mexico, especially in its rural areas.  Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists look at the state’s opioid crisis in light of recent lawsuits and newly approved treatments.

Line Panelists:
Justine Fox-Young, former NM state representative
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Giovanna Rossi, president, Collective Action Strategies; host, “The Well Woman Show” (KUNM)
Harry Van Buren, professor in the UNM Anderson School of Management

For Further Reading:

Medical panel approves opioid use disorder for cannabis, DOH expected to approve

New Mexico Weighs Marijuana Access to Counter Opioid Crisis

After past rejections, medical cannabis OK’d for opioid addicts

New Mexico’s opioid lawsuit targets drugmaker and companies that distributed drug