Trump Is Making Chinese President Xi Combat The Opioid Epidemic

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping make joint statements at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

China allegedly exports the deadly drug fentanyl

To Solve Opioid Crisis, President Trump Needs To Acknowledge Who Caused It

op-ed | Mytheos Holt
Oxycodone is the generic name for a range of opoid pain killing tablets. Prescription bottle for Oxycodone tablets and pills on metal table for opioid epidemic illustration (Shutterstock/Steve Heap)

The pharmaceutical industry has undeniable blame for this epidemic.

FACT CHECK: Do Drug Overdoses Kill More Americans Than ‘Gun Homicides And Motor Vehicles’?

Politics | Kush Desai
A man injects heroin into a vein in his hand. August 3, 2009. REUTERS/Bor Slana

Overdose deaths in the U.S. are set to again eclipse deaths from gun homicide and motor vehicle accidents.

We Can End The Opioid Epidemic, Trump Says

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 23: U.S. President Donald Trump listens to Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as they deliver joint statements in the Rose Garden of the White House October 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump and Lee are meeting ahead of Trump's first official visit to Asia to attend the APEC and ASEAN meetings during the first two weeks of November. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

‘We have fought and won many battles and wars before and we will again’

Pharma Association Defends Law Weakening DEA's Opioid Enforcement

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
Opioids in a baggie. David Smart/

Some Florida pharmacies sold nearly 14 times the number of opioids as a typical drug store

'South Park' Takes On The Opioid Crisis In Latest Episode

Entertainment | Bill Rizzo

Did you watch?

Trump's Pick For Drug Czar Faces Challenge After Damning Report

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: Tom Marino, Congressman of Pennsylvania, talks with Andrew Wilkow during an episode of The Wilkow Majority on SiriusXM Patriot at Quicken Loans Arena on July 21, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Ben Jackson/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

‘No longer has my trust of that of the public that he will aggressively pursue the fight against opioid abuse’

Opioid Crisis: A Daily Game Of Russian Roulette

Opinion | Rep. Tim Murphy
FILE PHOTO - Tablets of Hydrocodone at a pharmacy in Portsmouth, Ohio, U.S. on June 21, 2017. To match Special Report USA-HEALTHCARE/OPIOIDS REUTERS/Bryan Woolston/File Photo

It’s time to bring substance use treatment into the 21st Century with common sense reforms.

Sessions: 'We Are Facing The Deadliest Drug Crisis In American History'

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions looks on during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, DC, U.S. on July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein/File Photo

‘64,000 Americans lost their lives to drug overdoses last year’

House Dems Go After Trump For Inaction On Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
Men transfer the body of a suspected opioid overdose at ForensicDx, a company which specializes in autopsies and scientific testing, in Windber, Pennsylvania, U.S. on August 9, 2017. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

‘Make good on your promise to help save the lives of many Americans’

Former MLB Star Says Faith In Jesus Helped Him Beat Opioid Addiction

US | Nick Givas

‘It’s in Jesus that my life changed forever’

FACT CHECK: Is America’s Drug Epidemic The ‘Deadliest’ In History?

Health | Kush Desai
Person shooting up drugs. Shutterstock by

The near future prognosis for America’s ongoing drug epidemic is bleak.

As Opioid Crisis Rages, Trump Says 'We Will Win'

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
Opioids in a baggie. David Smart/

‘We have to win for our young people’

Drug Deaths Skyrocket In Vancouver Despite Legal Injection Sites

World | David Krayden
A used needle sits on the ground in a park in Lawrence, Massachusetts, U.S., May 30, 2017, where individuals were arrested earlier in the day during raids to break up heroin and fentanyl drug rings in the region, according to law enforcement officials. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

‘Drug dealers are entrepreneurs; they’ll relocate next to a Supervised Injection Site…’

Scott Walker Signs 11 Bills Investing Millions In Drug Treatment Programs

US | Anders Hagstrom
Republican Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘We’ve taken serious steps’

Maine's Answer To Opioid Crisis: Ban Gifts To Doctors

US | Anders Hagstrom
Maine Governor Paul LePage talks to reporters (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

‘Addiction often starts in doctor’s offices’