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Passed in a sweeping bipartisan 92-to-2 vote, the "Opioids Bill" is the first ever drug addiction legislation to support long-term treatment and recovery. But there's no funding in the bill to pay for any of the forward-looking measures. The U.S. Senate has approved a new "opioids bill" which…

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Just weeks after the Senate passed the historic Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) by an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 94-to-1, Congress has again demonstrated broad bipartisan support for the battle against America's opioid epidemic. And then just a few weeks ago, House lawmakers…

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Probably the largest drug education program for kids that you never heard of, the Drug-Free Communities Support Program (DFC), awarded $86 million in grant funding last year to 697 cities, towns, municipalities and community treatment centers across the country. The funding is used to help bring…

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Newborns are suffering and dying from drug withdrawal, and Congress and the White House need to strengthen regulations governing their care and protection, says a federal commission studying child neglect and abuse. The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) has…

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The new bill took three years of bipartisan Senate effort, and addresses many aspects of the battle to end the nation's opioid epidemic. But it may prove to be too little too late because of a serious lack of funding. In a 94-to-1 vote that shows overwhelming bipartisan support in the war against…

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More than 130,000 newborns have been born addicted to opioids over the last decade, and hundreds have died because of their mothers' addictions - typically illicit heroin or prescribed methadone. On the flip side, better medical detox like that provided by Novus, a White House program aimed…

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At the same time as the Justice Department was about to release some 6,000 inmates from federal prisons, President Obama ordered federal agencies to stop asking most prospective employees about their criminal histories at the beginning of the application process. Instead, he said, hear them out,…

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The new White House Heroin Program Response Strategy is aimed at combating the national rise in heroin abuse by concentrating on regions of the country considered the most affected. The $13.4 million funding has been allocated to what are called "High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA)." "Of…

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(Novus reports to professionals in the treatment industry to help support those that work to handle the epidemic of addiction in the US.) The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful and notorious opioid painkiller OxyContin for children as young as 11. Physicians who treat…

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