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Federal Prosecutor Takes On New Case As DOJ Point Person For Opioid Crisis

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2018/04/05/gettyimages-803354590_wide-a8b8490a13d1b7609f32d0c298dd1b95884cd1be.jpg?s=600’ alt=’Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed Mary Daly, 40, to the newly created post of opioid coordinator in February, making her the hub for the Justice Department’s efforts to try to get a grip on the epidemic.’/>

The scale of the opioid addiction problem is immense. It has become so widespread, touching so many in states across the country that the administration has begun calling it “the crisis next door.”

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