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What's next after Christie's anti-opioid mission outline

The fight against the opioid drug epidemic — both in eliminating the stigma against addicts and savings lives — has always been a priority for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

In his state of the state address this week, he declared that it would be his mission for his final year in office.

The Republican Christie outlined a series of initiatives and ideas to tackle the problem that claimed the lives of nearly 1,600 people in New Jersey in 2015 and left families and friends of overdose victims searching for answers.

A look at two of Christie's stated priorities for the next year:

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