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Mary C. Piemonte is a national award-winning professional journalist, and county-wide award winning photographer

Trump wants Drug Dealers Dead

By Mary C. Piemonte

White House courtesy photo

White House courtesy photo.

In an attempt to rid Americans of further opioid addiction, earlier today, President Donald Trump put drug traffickers on notice of their impending deaths if caught.
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Opioid-exposed Infants on the Rise

gr-august CDC courtesy photoThe Center for Disease Control and Prevention courtesy photos.

by Mary C. Piemonte
The Utah County Sheriff recently reported that two Elk Ridge Parents, who were drug users, gave some dope to their newborn baby girl in the hospital, shortly after the infant’s birth this past June, to hide the fact that she was suffering from withdrawal symptoms, known as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS).
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News brief: Obama Presidential Center

by Mary C. Piemonte

In an outgoing public announcement on Jan. 20, 2017, former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle shared this video talking about their new foundation that  would be more than a library or museum for  American citizenship participation.
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News brief: New U.S. Bill to Tackle Heroin and Prescription Opioid Epidemic

by Mary C. Piemonte

U.S. President Barack Obama recently signed the new 21st Century Cures Act, the last bill signed into law under his administration. The legislation aims to combat the heroin and prescription opioid epidemic that is “ripping apart families and communities.”
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President Obama talks to Hip Hop Artist about Opioid Addiction in America


By Mary C. Piemonte

U.S. President Barack Obama discussed  the opioid addiction epidemic in America with Grammy Award-winning hip hop artist Macklemore  during his weekly address on May 14, 2016.

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