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Louisiana attorney general discusses new efforts in fight against opioid epidemic

“Fighting something as devastating and deadly as opioid abuse takes a multi-dimensional approach; and I am grateful to have public and private partners working with me to safely remove and dispose of drugs in our communities”
U.S. Rep. Jeff Landry, a Republican from New Iberia, La.
U.S. Rep. Jeff Landry, a Republican from New Iberia, La.
Published: Nov. 2, 2021 at 8:38 AM CDT
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BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) — Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry spoke at an event Tuesday, Nov. 2 in Bossier City along with Shreveport-Bossier City community leaders about efforts to decrease opioid addiction in Northwest Louisiana.

“Overdose deaths surpassed a record high during the pandemic. And many Northwest Louisiana families are mourning the loss of their loved ones,” Landry said in a news release.

“Fighting something as devastating and deadly as opioid abuse takes a multi-dimensional approach. And I am grateful to have public and private partners working with me to safely remove and dispose of drugs in our communities.”

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