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Trump: Use All Appropriate Authority in ‘Opioid Emergency’

Building upon the recommendations in the interim report from the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, President Donald Trump has instructed his Administration to use all appropriate authority to respond to the crisis caused by the opioid epidemic according to a White House statement. During a short press availability earlier Thursday, the president declared the opioid ...

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Press Briefing on Opioids meeting with Sec Tom Price [video and transcript]

Tom Price opioid press briefing 8-8-17

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price briefs the media on a meeting he held earlier with President Donald Trump on the ongoing Opioid crisis in the United States. Full Transcript SECRETARY PRICE: Good afternoon. We just have come from an extremely productive meeting with the President and the First Lady gathered to talk about the opioid crisis. The President ...

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Commission on Drug Addiction and Opioid Crisis Makes Announcement

President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and Opioid Crisis

The President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addition and Opioid Crisis will discuss its mission and purpose in a 12:30 p.m. Eastern briefing. The commission was formed out of an executive order signed by President Donald Trump on March 29, 2017. “It shall be the policy of the executive branch to combat the scourge of drug abuse, addiction, and overdose (drug addiction), ...

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