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Teen overdose deaths are surging to new heights. Where is the outrage?

By Robert Gebelhoff

18 Apr 2022 · 3 min read

Teens now make up the fastest-growing age cohort for overdose deaths in the United States.

Take a moment and think about what that says about this country. And consider that, without a fundamental rethinking of drug policies, this problem will only get worse.

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