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CNN, It's 'chemical warfare' on our children

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America’s opioid crisis is affecting millions of people nationwide. When it comes to opioids, experts say there are only three options: death, jail or recovery.

Ohio is a distribution hub for drugs. In 2016, more than 3,400 people died from an opioid overdose in the state. The death rate has tripled and includes people from all ages.

Brandley Robert Stokesbury was only 20-years-old when he died from an opioid overdose. Watch the story on CNN.