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Settled Science: Opioid overdose claims more lives than car crashes

https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/opioids/fentanyl.html
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2019 at 7:00am 1/18/2019 at 7:00am
https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/opioids/fentanyl.html

We recently noted that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that drug overdose deaths surpassed 72,000 in 2017, with fentanyl overdoses contributing significantly to this grim, new statistic.

New analysis of mortality statistics shows that for the first time in American history, the odds of dying from an opioid overdose are...

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China Agrees To Label Fentanyl A Controlled Substance

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 3, 2018 at 9:00am 12/3/2018 at 9:00am
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During talks with President Trump on Saturday, China reportedly agreed to label the synthetic opioid fentanyl a controlled substance. The White House is calling this move a “wonderful humanitarian gesture.”

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reported...

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In Illinois, synthetic marijuana blamed for 2 horrific deaths from bleeding

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 5:00pm 4/4/2018 at 5:00pm
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Illinois public health officials are sounding the alarm about synthetic marijuana that is being distributed in the Chicago area and the central part of the state. Users have been hospitalized with severe bleeding, and now fatalities are being reported.
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Trump Declares Opioid Crisis a ‘Public Health Emergency’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 27, 2017 at 8:20am 10/27/2017 at 8:20am
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Trump gave a great speech Thursday, declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency. Trump often spoke of the crisis while campaigning and is preparing to take steps to deal with the problem.

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A “Drug-infested den”? New Hampshire and the Trump transcript

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 4:00pm 8/6/2017 at 4:00pm

The transcript of President Trump’s call with Mexico’s President Peña Nieto, leaked and then published by the WaPo, contained some remarks about New Hampshire that generated a lot of criticism. The context in which Trump raised the issue was in speaking to the Mexican president about the problem of drugs supplied...

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