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Remarks by President Trump Before a Briefing on the Opioid Crisis

Piedmont Province, Trump National Golf Club. Bedminster, New Jersey THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much, Secretary Price, for your work to address the crisis of opioid, heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamines.  It is a tremendous problem in our country, and we're going to get it taken care of…
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President Donald J. Trump Directs Administration to Use All Appropriate Authority to Respond to Opioid Emergency

Bedminster, NJ: Building upon the recommendations in the interim report from the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, President Donald J. Trump has instructed his Administration to use all appropriate emergency and other authorities to respond to the crisis caused by…
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Industrial Opioid Crisis – DEA proposes reduction to amount of controlled substances to be manufactured in 2018

  The DEA has proposed to reduce more commonly prescribed schedule II opioid painkillers, including oxycodone, hydrocodone, oxymorphone, hydromorphone, morphine, codeine, meperidine and fentanyl.  Demand for these opioid medicines has dropped, according to sales data obtained by DEA from IMS Health, a company that provides…
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