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A year ago, Maine was one of the first states to set limits on opioid prescriptions. The goal in capping the dose of prescription painkillers a patient could get was to stem the flow of opioids that are fueling a nationwide epidemic of abuse.

Maine's law, considered the toughest in the U.S., is largely viewed as a success. But it has also been controversial — particularly among chronic pain patients who are reluctant to lose the medicine they say helps them function.

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It was the campaign-style Donald Trump who took to the podium last night in Phoenix.

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Why did it take a day? He must be a racist. It took a day.

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