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By Ben Muir 

AK House Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins to host town hall on opioid crisis


December 7, 2017

Ben Muir / Petersburg Pilot

Alaska Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins.

A town hall is scheduled in Petersburg on Thurs., Dec. 14 at 5:00 p.m. at the Sons of Norway Hall with Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins hosting a panel to discuss the opioid crisis and its effects on Alaska.

Kreiss-Tomkins said the opioid topic has come up nearly every time he has spoken with Petersburg residents.

"It's a huge issue," Kreiss-Tomkins said. "There is a lot of concern locally, and I wanted to make sure we could bring this expertise to Petersburg."

The panel will include Dr. Jay Butler, the chief medical officer with the State of Alaska Division of Public Health, and Andy Jones,...

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