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Trends and Patterns of Geographic Variation in Opioid Prescribing Practices by State, United States, 2006-2017

Importance: Risk of opioid use disorder, overdose, and death from prescription opioids increases as dosage, duration, and use of extended-release and long-acting formulations increase. States are well suited to respond to the opioid crisis through legislation, regulations, enforcement, surveillance, and other interventions. Read the abstract. 

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