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Newsom’s $50 million opioids education pledge comes as colleges warn of risks

Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed spending $50 million on youth opioids education in his latest budget, funding that comes as colleges are grappling with how to best protect students and train them in overdose prevention. The proposal, though subject to negotiation, is a sign of increased concern amid rising opioid overdoses nationwide.