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    New Hampshire Forum on Addiction and Recovery

    Governor Peter Shumlin (D-VT), 2016 presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), and surrogates from other presidential campaigns spoke at a forum on drug and alcohol addiction hosted by…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about heroin and prescription drug addiction and overdoses and the proposed Comprehensive Addiction and…

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    Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse

    Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH), Governor Peter Shumlin (D-VT), federal drug policy officials, and advocates testified at a hearing on heroin and…

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    Governor Chris Christie Address to New Hampshire House of Representatives

    Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ), a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, addressed members of the New Hampshire House of Representatives at the State House in…

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    Governor John Kasich on Drug and Alcohol Abuse

    Governor John Kasich (R-OH), a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, talked about on drug and alcohol abuse prevention. This “Candidate Conversation” was…

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    Drug Addiction in 19th Century America

    Professor Elizabeth Gray talked about the use of and public opinion on opium and laudanum in the 19th century. Professor Gray described how most laudanum addicts at the time were upper…

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    Drug Control Policy

    Michael Botticelli, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), and other federal officials testified at a hearing on the reauthorization of ONDCP and the agency’s…

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    Heroin Addiction

    A governor, a police chief, and drug addiction specialists talked about how to deal with the rising addiction problem around the country, often called an “epidemic.”

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    Dr. Andrew Kolodny on Combating Drug Abuse

    Dr. Andrew Kolodny talked about the scope of the prescription drug and heroin abuse epidemic and the Obama administration’s efforts to combat it.

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    President Obama on Prescription Drug Abuse

    President Obama talked about how to tackle the prescription drug overdose problem in the U.S. Then he participated in a panel discussion on prescription drug abuse and heroin addiction with…

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    Senator Manchin on Prescription Drug Abuse

    Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) talked about on prescription drug abuse and heroin addiction. He was making introductory remarks for President Obama’s appearance at a community forum…

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    Governor Tomblin on Prescription Drug Abuse

    Welcoming remarks were made for President Obama’s appearance at a community forum in Charleston, West Virginia, on prescription drug abuse and heroin addiction. Governor Earl Ray…

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    Drug Abuse in the U.S.

    Physicians and addiction experts testified before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on the growing number of drug abuse cases in the U.S., how states were responding to the epidemic,…

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    Prison Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Programs

    Athena Morrow talked about mental health and substance abuse issue, as well as the treatment that is provided inside the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds, Maryland. She…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He spoke on the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day about the importance of…

    158 views
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    Combating Drug Use

    Daniel Raymond talked by video from New York City about the new $2.5 million White House “Heroin Response Strategy” to address the growing heroin epidemic facing as many as 15…

    320 views
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    Synthetic Drug Use

    Karl Racine talked about synthetic drug use in several major cities and the implications for law enforcement and public health.

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    Alcohol-Related Birth Disorders

    Susan Carlson, former first lady of Minnesota, talked about a recent study on drinking and drug use among pregnant teens. She discussed her experiences as a juvenile court justice, the…

    427 views
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    Heroin Abuse

    Officials from the Drug Enforcement Agency, White House, and other federal agencies testified on ways to stop the increase in heroin abuse and how pain relief medications have contributed…

    493 views
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    National Governors Association, Discussion on Prescription Drug Abuse

    Governors met to discuss the best methods to combat the problem of prescription drug abuse. Guest speakers included former Representative Mary Bono (R-CA), co-founder of the…

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