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  • emWashington Postem Forum Explores Official Response to Opioid Epidemic
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    Opioid Epidemic

    The Washington Post hosted a discussion with members of Congress, researchers and health care experts on the U.S. opioid crisis and solutions for combating drug addiction. The discussion…

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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.…

    549 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the role of the government in the opioid crisis.

    687 views
  • emOn the Edgeem
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    On the Edge

    On the Edge was one of the second-prize middle school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Eleanor Sparks, Charles Thrush, and Alexander Rhoman, eighth graders at Eastern Middle…

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on a question about Attorney General Jeff Sessions' call for federal prosecutors to pursue tougher criminal chargers and longer…

    780 views
  • 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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  • University of Southern California Hosts Discussion on Prescription Drug Addiction
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    Prescription Drug Addiction

    Panelists talked about the changing form, market, and rise of prescription drug addiction in the United States. Panelists included a doctor, a health economist who advises the Congressional…

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  • Washington Journal Sally Satel Discusses the Opioid Crisis
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    Opioid Addiction in the U.S.

    Sally Satel talked about efforts to combat the opioid addiction in the U.S.

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  • Federal Officials Testify on Fentanyl Addiction
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    Fentanyl Addiction and Opioid Abuse

    Federal officials and medical professionals testified on the opioid epidemic and the federal response to the drug Fentanyl. The hearing focused on the connection between opioid drug…

    979 views
  • President Taps Governor Christie to Lead Opioid Addiction Commission
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    Opioid Addiction Listening Session

    President Trump and Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) met with individuals seeking treatment for opioid addiction. President Trump chose Governor Christie to lead a White House drug commission.

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “What’s the best way to combat the opioid crisis?”

    820 views
  • Veterans Affairs Officials Testify on Opioid Theft
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    Opioid Abuse by Veterans

    Officials from the Veterans Affairs Department and the Mayo Clinic were among the witnesses at a hearing on efforts to curb opioid abuse by patients of Veterans Affairs health care…

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  • Opioid Epidemic
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    Opioid Epidemic

    Panelists talked about the rise in opioid abuse in the U.S. Speakers included Assistant U.S. Attorney Benjamin Barron, Larissa Mooney, director of UCLA’s Addiction Medicine Clinic, and Sam…

    253 views
  • Senator Rob Portman Speaks Out About Opioid Epidemic in Ohio
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    Senator Portman on Opioid Abuse

    Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) spoke about opioid abuse, especially in Ohio. He told several stories about people becoming addicted, some of which who died.

    199 views
  • Governor John Kasich Speaks to Reporters at the White House
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    Governor John Kasich at the White House

    Former Republican presidential candidate Governor John Kasich (R-OH) met with President Trump at the White House to discuss a range of issues, including health care costs, drug abuse and…

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  • Health Care Advocates Testify on Synthetic Opioids
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    Heroin and Synthetic Drug Abuse

    The House Bipartisan Heroin Task Force held a roundtable to hear from physicians and public health advocates about heroin and synthetic drug abuse. Topics covered how these drugs affect the…

    949 views
  • Steven Nelson Discusses House Bill on Drug Testing and Unemployment Insurance
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    Drug Testing for Unemployment Insurance

    Steven Nelson talked by video from Capitol Hill about three House resolutions to overturn Obama administration Labor Department regulation limiting drug testing for recipients of…

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  • Marijuana Use in the US
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    Marijuana Use in the U.S.

    Eugene Hillsman talked about the history of marijuana use in the United States. He was interviewed at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.

    171 views
  • Washington Journal Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open viewer calls and social media comments on news of the question, “How does the opioid epidemic affect your community?”

    241 views
  • Washington Journal Becky Vaughn on Opioid Addiction in the US
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    Becky Vaughn on Opioid Addiction in the U.S.

    Becky Vaughn, Addiction Policy Forum Executive VP & CEO, will discuss the current state of the opioid epidemic in the U.S. and how states and communities are responding.

    319 views
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