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    Drug Cartels and Heroin Addiction

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on combating drug trafficking and heroin abuse in the U.S. They also addressed U.S.-Mexico drug interdiction efforts, strategies to combat fentanyl abuse,…

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    Representative Buddy Carter on Opioid Addiction in the U.S.

    Representative Buddy Carter (R-GA), a former pharmacist, talked about opioid addiction and prescription drug abuse in the U.S. He also discussed long wait times at Transportation Security…

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    Representative Gene Green on Public Health Issues

    Representative Gene Green (D-TX), ranking member on the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, talked about public health issues, including the spread of the Zika virus, opioid…

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    Synthetic Drug Use

    Witnesses, including a Washington, D.C., police officer and the parent of a man who died after using synthetic marijuana, testified at a hearing on the dangers posed by synthetic…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama was joined in his weekly address by rapper Macklemore to talke about prescription drug addiction and opioid overdoses. The president also talked about why he wanted…

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    House Opioid Abuse Debate

    The House debated a bill to combat opioid addiction. The legislation would set up grant programs for addiction prevention and recovery, treatment for pregnant women and babies born…

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    Opioid Addiction Legislation

    As the House of Representatives was voting, Morning Consult health care reporter Mary Ellen McIntire reported by video from Capitol Hill about the House legislation aimed at preventing…

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    Opioid Addiction Legislation

    Andrew Siddons talked by video from Capitol Hill about legislation being considered in the House related to opioid abuse prevention and addiction treatment.

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    Opioid Addiction Legislation

    Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT) talked about legislation in the House dealing with opioid abuse, including a bill to provide $800 million in emergency federal funding to address the rise…

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    Opioid Addiction Legislation

    Sarah Ferris spoke by video from Capitol Hill about several bills under consideration in the House related to opioid addiction. She also discussed the Obama administration position on…

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    House Republican Agenda

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and leadership colleagues spoke with reporters about the opioid bills being considered by the House. Regarding House Republican leadership’s…

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    Opioid Abuse Legislation

    Nathaniel Weixel spoke by phone about several anti-opioid addiction bills being debated in the House during the upcoming week.

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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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