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There are nearly twice as many health care providers licensed to prescribe an opioid addiction treatment drug compared to two years ago, as more clinics recognize the need to address the opioid epidemic in their communities. Yet 32 rural Minnesota counties still lack any providers that have obtained the necessary federal approval to prescribe the drug Suboxone, known as the gold standard for addiction treatment as part of comprehensive recovery effort. Read More.