The Opioid Crisis

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said the Trump administration’s strategy to address aspects of the opioid crisis is a “natural extension” of President Donald Trump as “the most pro-life president in American history” at the Conservative Political Action Conference near Washington, D.C. Friday. “This crisis is indiscriminate by age as well. … [Opioids are] legally
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A Tuesday court filing claims that members of the Sackler family knew their company, Purdue Pharma, routinely failed to notify authorities that OxyContin was being abused and sold illegally, reported The New York Times. The Sacklers were the 19th-richest family in the U.S. in 2016 with an estimated $13 billion net worth, according to Forbes. TheDCNF began
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Nationally, deaths due to drug overdose and suicide increased last year according to data released today by the National Centers for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and analyzed by Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and Well Being Trust (WBT). In 2017, 70,237 Americans died from drug overdoses, a rate of 21.7 deaths per
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Posted by: Rich Mitchell in In The News, Trump Administration March 19, 2018 President Donald Trump spoke at one of New Hampshire’s fire stations which have been designated “Safe Stations.” A Safe Station is a “designated safe environment for the individuals seeking assistance looking for treatment to start their path to recovery.” At any
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