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    Opioid Addiction Legislation

    Becky Vaughn talked about efforts by the National Council for Behavioral Health and others to lobby Congress to pass legislation dealing with opioid addiction.

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    Birchfield v. North Dakota Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Birchfield v. North Dakota. The case concerns whether, in the absence of a warrant, a state may make it illegal for a driver to refuse to take a…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Evan Jenkins (R-WV) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about legislation to help children born addicted to drugs.

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    House Democratic Legislative Agenda

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and others held a press conference on top issues in Congress, including the House budget and funding for fighting the Zika virus, opioid addiction,…

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    Opioid Abuse and Injury Prevention

    Dr. Debra Houry talked by video from Atlanta about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations on opioid prescriptions, the rise of heroin addiction in the…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Bob Dold (R-IL) delivered the weekly Republican address from Lincolnshire, Illinois. He talked about the growing opioid epidemic plaguing the nation and steps Congress…

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    National Lieutenant Governors Association Meeting, Drug Addiction Keynote Address

    Michael Botticelli talked about ways that the federal and state governments could work together on opioid addiction and treatment. Topics included the number of infants born with drug…

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    Opioid Addiction in the U.S.

    C-SPAN examined prescription drug and heroin addiction in the U.S., including past remarks by President Obama, presidential candidate Ted Cruz, former addicts, health experts, and excerpts…

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    President Obama Remarks on Prescription Drug Abuse

    President Obama took part in a panel discussion with individuals in recovery and medical professionals on opioid addiction and treatment at the National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin…

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    National Lieutenant Governors Association Meeting, Drug Addiction and Treatment

    Panelists talked about federal and state efforts to combat opioid addiction. Speakers included Richard Frank, assistant secretary for planning and evaluation in the Health and Human…

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    State Efforts to Combat Heroin and Opioid Abuse

    Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford (R-MD) joined by phone to discuss his state’s efforts to combat heroin and opioid abuse.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the heroin epidemic in communities across the country, its impact, and efforts to combat it. Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford…

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    Congressional Response to Heroin Epidemic

    Meghan McCarthy talked about the congressional response to the heroin epidemic in communities across the country, what states are doing to combat it, and the federal rules governing aid to…

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    Efforts to Combat Heroin and Opioid Abuse

    Daniel Raymond talked about the issues raised at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on combating drug abuse and the work being done by his group. The hearing…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the heroin epidemic in communities across the country, its impact, and efforts to combat it.

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    Opioid Addiction and Treatment

    Michael Botticelli and officials from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Health and Human Services, and Baltimore testified at a hearing on ongoing federal government efforts to…

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    President and Mrs. Reagan Address on Drug Abuse

    President Ronald Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan made a rare joint address from the West Hall of the White House residence. They spoke about drug abuse. President Reagan…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), delivered the weekly Republican address. A lead sponsor of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), she discussed the impact the bipartisan…

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    Senator Gillibrand on Drug Abuse Bill

    Senator Kristin Gillibrand (D-NY) spoke about her support for S. 524, a heroin and opioid addiction bill. During her presentation, she recounted the story of a family who lost a son to…

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    Senators on Opioid Addiction

    Senators expressed their disappointment that an amendment to the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act was voted down. The amendment, proposed by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH),…

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