Category Archives: 2016 Newsletter

A Q&A with Congressman Rogers

Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-5th) is the co-founder and co-chair of the U.S. House Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse. It was his leadership and vision that led to the creation of Operation UNITE, host of the fifth annual National … Continue reading

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Physicians must turn the tide of the opioid epidemic

The following “call to action” was posted in the American Medical Association’s Viewpoints. (February 17, 2016) We have a defining moment before us – the kind of moment that we will look back on in years to come as one … Continue reading

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Things you need to know about marijuana

The following article highlights issues that will be be discussed during the SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) Summit, to be held Thursday, March 31, 2016, in Atlanta in conjunction with the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit. Citations for … Continue reading

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Botticelli letter: NSDUH shows some progress

Dear Friends, Today (9-10-15), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) released the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) report which shows progress in reducing some forms of substance use – especially among adolescents. Substance … Continue reading

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