New England Governors Consider Regional Drug Monitoring Program For Opioids
New England governors are calling for stronger cross-border monitoring of prescription drugs as part of a regional strategy for fighting opioid abuse. Gov. Deval Patrick convened a meeting with four other New England governors at Brandeis University. Maine Gov. Paul LePage was unable to attend.
Peter Kreiner, scientist and lecturer at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.
- “New England governors are promising to develop a regional strategy by this fall to better address opioid addiction and overdoses.”
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