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President Trump will be in Huntington, W.Va., on Thursday evening for the latest in a series of rallies he’s held around the country since he took office.

STAT will be watching to see if he addresses the opioid crisis. It’s not clear whether Trump will say anything about the addiction epidemic, but he will be speaking in a city that’s become a symbol for the danger posed by synthetic opioids like fentanyl, and in a state that has the highest rate of drug overdose deaths in the country.

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  • Meanwhile alcohol contributes to over 100,000 deaths each year in the US and remains the number one intoxicating substance of abuse while cigarettes contribute to over 480,000 deaths each year in this country. Both substances are legal and have no medicinal purpose. *Crickets*

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