Benjamin Barron

Assistant U.S Attorney

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Assistant U.S Attorney in Los Angeles who oversees district’s prescription drug prosecution.

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President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency. Nearly 100 people die every day from an opioid overdose in the U.S., according to the CDC.

What the opioid epidemic looks like in California

President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency. Nearly 100 people die every day from an opioid overdose in the U.S., according to the CDC.

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