President Trump is declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency Thursday. The order could give states more flexibility in how they spend federal money to respond to the drug overdose crisis, which last year was the leading cause of death for Americans under 50, claiming more than 64,000 lives.
This segment aired on October 26, 2017.
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