Tag: Opioid Crisis

Who Is Telling The Truth About Prescription Opioid Deaths? DEA? CDC? Neither?

By Josh Bloom — November 5, 2018 To Be Believed? Maybe Not.  “Controlled Prescription Drugs (CPDs) … are still responsible for the most drug-involved overdose deaths and are the second most commonly abused substance in the United States.” 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment. Drug Enforcement Administration, October 2018. I just don’t get it. A newly-released 164-page report just…

The opioid crisis is the challenge of this generation

August 16, 2019, 10:30 AM EST _______________________________________________The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill. Every generation of Americans faces a defining . Our founding generation, when faced with a fundamental choice, chose independence — knowing full well the potential cost. World War II’s “Greatest Generation,” with democracy as…