Prescription Drug Abuse

Representatives of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the White House, the pharmaceutical industry, and others talked about prescription… read more

Representatives of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the White House, the pharmaceutical industry, and others talked about prescription drug abuse. Topics included “diversion” of pharmaceuticals such as opiate painkillers, sources, public policy issues, education, prevention, and teen drug abuse. They talked about the prevalent myth among young people that pharmaceuticals are safer than street drugs. close

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  • William Alden President Drug Enforcement Administration->Museum Foundation
  • Sharon Brigner Deputy Vice President Pharmaceutical Rsrch and Mfrs of America
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Prescription Drug Abuse

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Program ID:
202007-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 5, 2007

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  • Nov 05, 2007 | 2:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 05, 2007 | 11:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
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