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Texas GOP lawmakers warming to opioid harm-reduction policies they once opposed

Gov. Greg Abbott and other Republicans have expressed support for legalizing fentanyl test strips, which help users identify whether the drugs they are planning on taking contain the deadly synthetic opioid.

A fentanyl test kit in a storage unit in Dallas on Aug. 24, 2022.

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