Congressman to discuss opioid abuse in Craig Thursday |

Congressman to discuss opioid abuse in Craig Thursday

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, will be in Craig Thursday to discuss efforts to combat the “opioid abuse epidemic.”

Tipton, a member of the Bipartisan task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic, will be at The Memorial Hospital from 8:30 to 10 a.m., along with healthcare providers, non-profit organizations, representatives of the justice system and local officials.

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