WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - North Carolina’s attorney general partnered with WECT to host a town hall meeting Thursday on the opioid crisis.
The open discussion took place in the Wilmington City Council chambers.
Video of the meeting can be seen below:
Attorney General Josh Stein was joined by panelists, including New Hanover and Pender County district attorney Ben David and Wilmington’s police chief, Ralph Evangelous, to have a candid conversation about the opioid epidemic.
Stein has maintained his commitment to the opioid crisis. Two years ago, he took part in a similar discussion in Wilmington.
That same year, his office helped draft proposed legislation that would set a limit on how many pills could be prescribed to patients. Governor Roy Cooper signed the STOP Act into law on June 29, 2017.