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What Attorneys Need to Know About Trump’s
Opioid Policies, Law360

In an article published on August 9, 2017 in Law360, Raleigh partner Patricia Markus provides insight on the nation’s opioid crisis and what President Trump’s policies mean for attorneys. The president recently declined to declare this epidemic a national emergency, stating that would be the “most urgent” step to take, which makes the public question how seriously the administration is taking this matter. “The declaration might enable stronger federal enforcement and allow states to access more federal funding by requesting disaster zone status,” Ms. Markus told Law360. The government has been able to use campaigns to improve previous health epidemics, but opioids remain resilient, requiring far more serious attention. View Article