How Chris Christie’s opioid commission shaped the Trump administration’s anti-drug efforts

How Chris Christie’s opioid commission shaped the Trump administration’s anti-drug efforts

WASHINGTON— Before it disbanded, the federal commission chaired by then-Gov. Chris Christiemade several recommendations on how to deal with the opioid crisis.Those lessons are being put to use as the Trump administration continues to address the problem, according to Jim Carroll, director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.The main lesson was that law enforcement alone won’t solve the problem, Carroll said in an interview.“We have completely changed the way we’ve gone about this,” Carroll said. “There’s collaboration. We’ve brought public health people into the office. W...


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