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Advocates urge sympathy on International Overdose Awareness day

  • GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A ceremony was held Wednesday at the state Capitol in commemoration of International Overdose Awareness Day, which began in Australia in 2001. Sign and flag wavers stood in front of the Capitol.

    GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A ceremony was held Wednesday at the state Capitol in commemoration of International Overdose Awareness Day, which began in Australia in 2001. Sign and flag wavers stood in front of the Capitol.

While trying to reduce the stigma that comes with drug overdoses and drug- related death, advocates are urging sympathy toward those who are dealing with drug addiction. Read more

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