Webster-Kirkwood Times: Tackling Opioid Abuse In Missouri

Webster-Kirkwood Times: Tackling Opioid Abuse In Missouri

Candidates weigh in on what legislature can do about state's addiction problem

November 04, 2016

The abuse of opioids in Missouri and St. Louis County is an epidemic – and a scandal. A big part of the scandal is the failure of the state legislature to address this ongoing drug epidemic.

Both of Missouri's U.S. Senators, Democrat Claire McCaskill and Republican Roy Blunt, have criticized the state legislature for its inaction on what has become a crisis situation.... [Read more at the Webster-Kirkwood Times]