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Top FDA Official Heading to State to Talk Opioids


  The leader of the federal Food and Drug Administration is headed to Charleston for a round-table discussion with top West Virginia officials about the state’s opioid epidemic.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Monday that FDA Commissioner Robert Califf will attend the Tuesday event at the Department of Health and Human Resources.

Tomblin, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin and other officials are also slated to attend.