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- Volume 5, Issue 12, November 23, 2015 – Pharmacy Track breakout sessions announced; Best Summit rates available through November 30; 1. Johns Hopkins report urges reforms for opioid prescribers and dispensers; 2. Legislation addressing prenatal opioid abuse approved, goes to president for signature; 3. Pittsburgh to pilot new DEA program seeking help from pharmacists to curb Rx drug abuse; 4. Study: Letting your teen party at home could lead to addiction.
- Volume 5, Issue 11, November 12, 2015 – Register by November 30 to receive best discount on rates to attend Summit; 1. Drug overdose deaths leading cause of injury deaths in U.S.; 2. New system to make it easier to spot addiction; 3. Christie’s moving story of a friend’s addiction and death goes viral; 4. Taking the LEAD: Why a police program wants to keep drug offenders out of jail.
- Volume 5, Issue 10, November 5, 2015 – Promote your product or service in Expo Hall; 1. Deaths rising for middle-aged white Americans, study finds; 2. Heroin in the Heartland; 3. Lack of education given on opioid abuse, surveyed physicians report; 4. Massachusetts governor calls for tougher laws to combat addiction.
- Volume 5, Issue 9, October 27, 2015 – Summit changes name to reflect growing heroin epidemic across United States; Three days left to save $300 on registration; 1. Teens prescribed opioids more likely to abuse drugs as adults, U-M study shows; 2. White House announces new steps to address heroin, Rx abuse; 3. Seven ways pharmacists will participate in White House campaign against drug abuse; 4. Battle against opioid addiction going beyond law enforcement.
- Volume 5, Issue 8, October 22, 2015 – Save $300 off Rx Summit rates through Oct. 31; SAM Education Summit registration available; 1. The CDC’s promising plan to curb America’s opioid dependence; 2. Despite growing rates of opioid addiction, treatment rates remain the same; 3. Michigan organization having an impact on proper collection, disposal of Rx waste; 4. Survey: Many doctors misunderstand key facets of opioid abuse.
- Volume 5, Issue 7, October 15, 2015 – Check out Summit’s earliest sponsors, exhibitors; 1. DEA effort to curb painkiller abuse falls short at pharmacies; 2. AMA seeks to increase access to naloxone; 3. Breaking down the stigma of mental illness and addiction; 4. U.S. Attorney General sees doctors as partners in addiction fight.
- Volume 5, Issue 6, October 8, 2015 – Take advantage of exclusive sponsorships; 1. CDC: Opioids not ‘preferred’ treatment for chronic pain; 2. Commercialization of legal pot leads to an ‘epidemic’ for Colorado kids, group claims; 3. FDA approves 5th opioid with abuse-deterrent labeling; 4. Opioid agreement ethics challenged.
- Volume 5, Issue 5, October 1, 2015 – Take advantage of exclusive sponsorships; 1. Hospital to pay $2.3 million to resolved drug diversion allegations; 2. National Substance Abuse Month: Unleashing the collective power of communities; 3. CVS to sell overdose reversal drug without prescription in 22 states; 4. Dental work helps woman smile about progress in battle with drug addiction.
- Volume 5, Issue 4, September 24, 2015 – Six days remain to receive lowest price for 5th annual Rx Summit; 1. HHS unveils new rules for doctors treating opiate drug abuse; 2. New report examines opioid abuse in the construction industry; 3. Chief calls out CEOs of Big Pharma; 4. Massachusetts hospitals battling post-op pain without using opioids.
- Volume 5, Issue 3, September 17, 2015 – Presentation proposals under review; Register by September 30 for greatest discounts; 1. Judge rejects drug firms’ request to dismiss West Virginia ‘pill mill’ lawsuit; 2. In ‘hidden epidemic,’ senior citizens getting hooked on painkillers; 3. Should California doctors be required to use drug monitoring database?; 4. NH drug problem so dire, candidates stumping in state forced to address issue.
- Volume 5, Issue 2, September 9, 2015 – Presentation proposal deadline is September 11; Register by September 30 for greatest discounts; 1. Pharmacy robberies soar, CVS makes move to curb them; 2. Study: 1 in 17 college students report smoking marijuana on a daily or near-daily basis; 3. ‘Heroin in the Heartland’; 4. Young hands in Mexico feed growing U.S. demand for heroin; 5. Opinion: Serving all your heroin needs.
- Volume 5, Issue 1, August 27, 2015 – Save $400 by registering before September 30; Presentation proposals due by September 11; SAM again partnering with Rx Summit for conference; 1. CDC webinar seeks input on draft opioid prescribing guidelines for chronic pain; 2. Hepatitis C infections soaring, fueled by prescription painkiller abuse; 3. At Clinton event, an emotional conversation on substance use.