In face of Virginia epidemic, doctors prepare to implement new opioid prescription regulations

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Virginia is enacting new legislation designed to curb and address the epidemic of opioid abuse and overdose. Governor McAuliffe signed a series of bills yesterday with that intent. This comes as Virginia’s doctors are preparing to implement new procedures that regulate opioid prescriptions. WLNI’s Evan Jones has the story.

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