First Lady Melania Trump this week visited a West Virginia clinic that treats infants exposed to opioids in the womb. She said she wants to give a voice to families facing addiction, The New York Times reports.
Some insurance companies are restricting patients’ access to pain medicines with a lower risk of dependence or addiction, while making it easier to get generic opioid drugs, The New York Times reports.
Many drug dealers use their customers to test the strength of the synthetic opioids they sell, the Associated Press reports. They want the drugs to be strong enough to keep their customers coming back, but not strong enough to kill them.