Maryland Governor Larry Hogan in Ocean City talking Opioid Problem
Updated: Jun 12, 2018 3:44 PM
By Anthony Joseph
(OCEAN CITY, Md.) - Opioid addiction is happening a lot across the United States.
People are getting dependant on the drug and then it is hard for them to stop. People that are taking more than the prescribed amount or using illegal Opioids like heroin may result in death.
2,000 Marylanders last year died from being addicted to Opioids. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan was in Ocean City and said he been active in dealing with this problem.
"We have been focused on it like a laser beam and I was the first Governor in America to declare a state of emergency and invested 600 million dollars," said Hogan.
Hogan is committed to doing everything he can to help people not get addicted to Opioids.