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Expert: Trump Declaration Of National Emergency May Free Up Funding, Resources To Tackle Opioid Crisis04:57

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Many addiction experts say it is still not clear what exactly it will mean that President Trump declared Thursday that the opioid epidemic is a "national emergency."

Dr. Andrew Kolodny, co-director of opioid policy research at Brandeis University's Heller School, joined Morning Edition.

This segment aired on August 11, 2017.


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Deborah Becker is a senior correspondent and host at WBUR. Her reporting focuses on mental health, criminal justice and education.


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