Common Ground

Common Ground - Opioid Abuse in North Carolina

Special | 26m 46s  | Video has closed captioning.

Lawmakers of both parties say North Carolina needs tighter regulations on the legal prescribing of opioid medicines. Statistics show that opioid abuse is rising in North Carolina, whether it's illegal drugs like heroin or prescription painkiller abuse. Host Kelly McCullen interviews NC Attorney General Josh Stein and Rep. Greg Murphy, MD (R-Pitt County)

Aired: 03/03/17

Rating: NR

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Common Ground is a local public television program presented by PBS NC.