Newsmakers with Gil Kerlikowske

Gil Kerlikowske talked about the Obama administration’s new plan to combat prescription drug abuse, as well as efforts by the U.S.,… read more

Gil Kerlikowske talked about the Obama administration’s new plan to combat prescription drug abuse, as well as efforts by the U.S., Mexico, and other nations to curb the flow of drugs and violence by drug gangs. The administration reported that prescription drug abuse is the fastest-growing drug problem in the U.S., exceeding U.S. overdose problems with heroin and crack in the'70s and'80s. close

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Newsmakers with Gil Kerlikowske

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299141-1
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Interview
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Roundtable
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Apr 24, 2011

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  • Apr 24, 2011 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 2011 | 5:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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