Governor’s task force meets about growing opioid epidemic

As Mississippi’s opioid epidemic continues to grow, the governor’s task force met for the first time Thursday to work on solutions.

WJTV has learned that insurance companies are now getting involved.

The task force is headed up by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director John Dowdy. It includes members from the Board of Pharmacy, aw enforcement and those with the Department of Mental Health.

WJTV
3/2/17