How Would the Candidates Fix the Heroin Epidemic?

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The nation’s opioid epidemic has come up repeatedly in the 2016 race for the White House, and for good reason. In 2014 alone, more Americans died of a drug overdose than in any other year on record. Nearly half of those deaths – around 29,000 – involved some type of opioid — like heroin. The candidates all agree on the severity of the epidemic, but their proposals vary widely. Some say the answer is more of a focus on treatment, rather than incarceration. Others say the solution is to build a wall with Mexico. With the race tightening, here is a brief snapshot of where the candidates stand. Here are the candidates proposed solutions —-> How Would the Candidates Fix the Heroin Epidemic?