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U.S. Attorney's Office holds opioid awareness event for football players

Huntington High School 2-A-Days football practice. (Source: KSLA News 12) Huntington High School 2-A-Days football practice. (Source: KSLA News 12)
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District will host an opioid awareness event Tuesday for 2 ArkLaTex football teams.

The events will be at 8:30 at Huntington High School and 6 p.m. at Louisiana Tech. 

This is the first time the office is hosting a presentation like this for football players. 

Opioids are substances and drugs that produce morphine-like effects. Medically they are primarily used for pain relief.

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