Cantrell, Cassidy discussing opioid epidemic

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Mayor Latoya Cantrell and Senator Bill Cassidy will hold a roundtable discussion on the opioid epidemic.

They will talk about the crisis with members of law enforcement, judges, local officials and community leaders around noon Wednesday.

The discussion comes after Cassidy recently said the U.S. must address the opioid crisis on multiple fronts.

He said there are now billions of dollars for states, local governments and agencies to provide services.

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