Prescription Drug Abuse

Obama administration officials unveiled an aggressive plan to curb prescription drug abuse. The plan will include some new federal… read more

Obama administration officials unveiled an aggressive plan to curb prescription drug abuse. The plan will include some new federal requirements aimed at educating the medical community about the proper use of prescription drugs. There are four main parts to the administration’s initiative: education, monitoring, taking unused prescription drugs back and enforcement of drug laws.  close

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  • Howard K. Koh M.D. Assistant Secretary Department of Health and Human Services->Health
  • Michele M. Leonhart Deputy Administrator (Former) Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Karen Perry Executive Director Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education Task Force
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Prescription Drug Abuse

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Program ID:
299124-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 19, 2011
Last Aired:
Apr 23, 2011

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  • Apr 19, 2011 | 9:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 20, 2011 | 1:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 20, 2011 | 7:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 21, 2011 | 10:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 23, 2011 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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