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  • Senate Finance Committee Hearing on Substance Abuse
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    Senate Finance Committee Hearing on Substance Abuse

    Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams testified on substance abuse treatment before the Senate Finance Committee. Dr. Adams outlined various strategies to combat the opioid epidemic including…

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  • Senate Hearing Looks at Impact of Opioid Crisis on Children
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    Opioid Crisis Impact on Children

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee held a hearing to consider the impact of the opioid epidemic on children and families. Witnesses included a mother who lost two of…

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  • Maryland and Oregon Governors Testify on States Response to Opioid Crisis
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    Opioid Crisis

    During a Senate hearing on opioid addiction, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) and Oregon Governor Kate Brown (D) testified about their states' responses to the epidemic. They answered committee…

    816 views
  • Sam Quinones Testifies on Opioid Crisis
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    Opioid Crisis

    Sam Quinones, a journalist and the author of Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic testified at a hearing on the opioid epidemic occurring in many communities across the…

    5,724 views
  • President signing of Fentanyl Bill
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    President signing of Fentanyl Bill

    President Trump signed into law the Interdict Act, a bill intended to stem the flow of the synthetic opioid fentanyl into the U.S. Also speaking was a bipartisan group of lawmakers from…

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  • Weekly Democratic Address
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    Weekly Democratic Address

    In the weekly Democratic address, Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) called for more funds to fight the opioid crisis.

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  • Senators Hassan Portman and Manchin on Opioid Abuse
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    Senators Hassan, Portman, and Manchin on Opioid Abuse

    Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Rob Portman (R-OH), and Joe Manchin (D-WV) participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Washington Post on legislative efforts to curb opioid abuse and…

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  • Senior Health Officials Testify on Opioid Crisis
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    Opioid Crisis

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee convened a hearing on federal response to the nation’s opioid epidemic. Witnesses included National Institutes of Health Director…

    1,105 views
  • Washington Journal Spotlight on Opioid Epidemic
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    Opioid Epidemic and Health Care

    As the Senate considered Republican health care legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act, telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on health care and the…

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  • State Officials and Physicians Testify on Economic Impact of Opioid Epidemic
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    Economic Impact of Opioid Epidemic

    Witnesses that included Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (R) testified at a hearing on the opioid crisis and other forms of drug abuse and their possible relationship to economic factors.…

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  • FDA Commissioner Nominee Scott Gottlieb Defends Against Accusations of Conflicts of Interest
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    Food and Drug Administrator Confirmation Hearing

    Dr. Scott Gottlieb testified at a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He said his priorities at the FDA would be combating opioid…

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  • National Governors Association Hosts Discussion on Opioid Addiction
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    National Governors Association Summer Meeting, Opioid Addiction

    Governors Charlie Barker (R-MA) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell, and state officials talked about opioids and prescription drug abuse. Topics included…

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  • NGA Forum on Prescription Drug Abuse
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    Pharmaceutical Drug Addiction

    The topic of opioid addiction was on the agenda of the nation’s governors at their annual winter meeting in Washington, DC. They talked with a panel about expanding treatment, sharing medical…

    7,928 views