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GOVERNOR BRUCE RAUNER SAYS THE STATE IS ATTACKING THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN ILLINOIS FROM SEVERAL ANGLES. 

A NEW STATE LAW LETS PATIENTS USE MEDICAL MARIJUANA INSTEAD OF ADDICTIVE OPIOIDS FOR PAIN. ADDITIONALLY, WALGREENS HAS 83 KIOSKS SET UP AROUND THE STATE WHERE PEOPLE CAN DROP OFF UNUSED MEDICATIONS SAYS GOVERNOR RAUNER.

THERE’S ALSO THE 24-HOUR OPIOID ADDICTION HELPLINE AT: 833-2 FINDHELP AND WEBSITE AT: HELPLINE IL DOT ORG.

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