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Heroin: Now The Leading Cause Of Death In Americans Under 50

By Ritchie Farrell 06/06/2017 The Unites States of America is facing the worst health care crisis of our nation’s history. Over the past two-year period, more Americans died of opiate addiction than died in the entire Vietnam War. Drug overdoses now cause more deaths than gun violence and car crashes. In fact, accidental opioid overdoses…
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Budget Document Seeks Almost 95 Percent Cut for ‘Drug Czar’ Office

By Steven Nelson May 5, 2017 The White House “drug czar” would see an almost 95 percent reduction in its office’s funding under a budget proposal drafted by the Office of Management and Budget. The cuts would eliminate the two large grant programs managed by the Office of National Drug Control, along with a substantial…
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New Report Calls States to Take Action on Drug-Impaired Driving

By Kara Macek April 26, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C.—With more states legalizing marijuana and record numbers of people dying from drug overdoses, concerns about drug-impaired driving are escalating. While we have made progress in combatting drunk driving in recent decades, drug use by drivers continues to rise. In fact, in 2015 (the most recent national data…
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