GOV POLICIES

If you ask people what caused the opioid crisis ravaging our country, you’ll no doubt hear that doctors are to blame for handing out painkiller prescriptions too liberally. That narrative makes sense: Over the past

(sfchronicle.com) SAN FRANSISCO, CA – San Francisco’s mayor wants to create a special medical team — the first of its kind in the nation — to spread out onto the city’s streets and give homeless

(nydailynews.com) Sen. Chuck Schumer is pushing the Trump administration to make stopping the flow of deadly fentanyl a top priority in upcoming trade talks with China. An estimated 90% of the world’s fentanyl is produced

(tampabay.com) FLORIDA – Attorney General Pam Bondi has spent months searching for a law firm to take on the opioid industry. But she’s not getting any help from an 8-year-old state law that caps the

  (iowastatedaily.com) IOWA – According to the Iowa Department of Public Health, narcotic Iowa Democratic gubernatorial candidates debated at the firs On Monday afternoon, Governor Kim Reynolds signed a bill that puts new restrictions on opioid

(tdn.com) COWLITZ COUNTY, WA –  The Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Narcotics Task Force, which faced shutdown in June due to a $150,000 budget shortfall, will likely live to see the end of the year. Cowlitz County Sheriff Mark