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Obama Announces New Plans To Tackle Drug Overdose Crisis

by Mary C. Piemonte

Center for Disease Control and Prevention courtesy photo

Center for Disease Control and Prevention courtesy photo

“The opioid crisis is far from over,” according to a news release from the United States White House on Oct. 21, 2015.

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President Obama on Criminal Justice Reform

by Mary C. Piemonte

Our country continues to faces “a vicious cycle of poverty, criminality, and incarceration that traps too many Americans and weakens too many communities,” according to U.S. President Barack Obama.

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A Heated Debate on the U.S. Drug War

by Mary C. Piemonte

Ethan Nadelmann, founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance,  in hot debate with Peter Bensinger, President & CEO, Bensinger, DuPont & Associates,  about whether to  make drugs illegal or not, at the “Rethinking the War on Drugs” symposium at Northwestern Law School on Feb. 20, 2014.
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