Public Health and Drug Use

Michael Botticelli talked to the National Lieutenant Governors Association about prescription drug abuse and opiate overdoses, their impact… read more

Michael Botticelli talked to the National Lieutenant Governors Association about prescription drug abuse and opiate overdoses, their impact on public health and safety, and government efforts to address the issue. Mr. Botticelli said the growing abuse of opioids, which includes both heroin and prescription painkillers, is at “epidemic levels.” He also described the administration’s approach to drug abuse as one based in treatment, calling the war on drugs “outdated.” close

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Public Health and Drug Use

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318389-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Meeting
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 20, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 2014

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  • Mar 20, 2014 | 8:18am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Mar 20, 2014 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 21, 2014 | 4:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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