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New York State Well being Commissioner Howard Zucker to Permit Sufferers who’re Prescribed Opioids to Entry the State’s Medical Marijuana Program

DPA Assertion: Marijuana Vital Software to Fight Opioid Disaster, Research Present Broad Entry is Key The New York State Well being Commissioner Howard Zucker introduced that sufferers who’re prescribed opioids may have entry to the state’s medical marijuana program. There’s a rising physique of scientific literature suggesting that authorized entry to marijuana can cut back […]

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New Mexico Passes Laws to Look at Administering Pharmaceutical-grade Heroin or Different Opioids by Medical Practitioners to Folks Fighting Lengthy-term Habit

SANTA FE –  Final night time, on a vote of 57-9, the New Mexico Home of Representatives handed Home Memorial 56 that fees the NM Legislative Well being and Human Providers Committee to take testimony on supervised injectable opioid therapy as a possible, efficient and cost-effective technique for decreasing drug use and drug-related hurt amongst […]

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Drug Coverage Alliance Assertion: State of the Union Addresses Opioids, Jail Reform

President Trump’s State of the Union Remarks Embrace Discredited Insurance policies Confirmed to Worsen Mass Incarceration and the Overdose Disaster The next is a press release from Grant Smith, deputy director of nationwide affairs for the Drug Coverage Alliance, in response to tonight’s State of the Union remarks on the opioid disaster: “President Trump repeatedly […]

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Contained in the $100 Million Opioids Ring

Two physicians, a former New York assemblyman, and others had been a part of a hoop that efficiently funneled $ 100 million price of prescription opioids to the black market till they had been busted final week. The New York division of the DEA and different New York authorities companies indicted 13 health-care professionals and […]

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Fourteen issues Trump must find out about opioids

      President Trump is promising to increase efforts to fight the growing opioid addiction crisis. Trump met recently with victims of opioid addiction and members of his committee who will address the growing crisis. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is set to lead the commission. “Opioid abuse has become a crippling problem throughout […]

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