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International Overdose Awareness Day


For the third year in a row City Hall was lit up in purple to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths. Over 100,000 Americans die annually from overdoses, which has increased due to the ubiquity of fentanyl-laced drugs.

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By Mario Ramirez Published August 31, 2023 SOURCE: FoxLA LOS ANGELES - The City Hall buildings of Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and the LAX pylons will turn purple in honor of World Overd

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