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Trump Opioid Panel Will Recommend Nationwide Drug Courts, Tightened Prescribing Rules

Trump opioid panel will recommend nationwide drug courts, tightened requirements for prescribers

WASHINGTON - President Trump's commission on combating the opioid epidemic plans to encourage the federal government to establish drug courts in every federal judicial district, adjust reimbursement ...

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White House Panel Urges Trump to Declare State of Emergency Over Opioid Crisis

White House panel urges Trump to declare state of emergency over opioid crisis

WASHINGTON - The White House's commission on combating the opioid epidemic has recommended that President Trump declare a federal state of emergency to address the crisis, a potentially significant step for an administration that has repeatedly pledged to take steps to ease the epidemic. "The first and most urgent recommendation of this Commission is direct and…

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Calling Chris Christie! White House Opioid Crisis Commission Misses Due Date for Preliminary Report

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s commission on the opioid crisis has missed its first deadline.

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Senate Health Care Bill is a Disaster for Dealing With the Opioid Crisis

WASHINGTON — The health care bill unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday includes funding to help tackle the nation’s opioid crisis — but dramatically less than the amount sought by two GOP senators and recovery advocates.

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