Tachana Marc
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May 31, 2019

The Florida Narrative [Harvard Kennedy School Journal of African American Policy]

The Florida Narrative [Harvard Kennedy School Journal of African American Policy]

On 3 May 2017, then Florida Governor Rick Scott signed an executive order deeming the opioid crisis as a public health emergency across the state.His declaration, like any other state address during a difficult time, was clear, decisive, and hopeful: “Families across our nation are fighting the opioid epidemic and Florida is going to do everything possible to help our communities.

However, the exception to that commitment was Florida’s inmates.

Read more in the Harvard Kennedy School Journal, pp. 66-68

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