Bernie Sanders Wants To Impose Prison Sentences On Pharma Executives Who Play Role In Opioid Crisis
The proposed legislation from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) would also prohibit companies from direct marketing of opioid products without adequate warning of their addictive properties and establish a reimbursement fund that would collect revenues from the penalties imposed. Meanwhile, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issues a proposed change for the DEA regarding distribution quotas, and Patrick Kennedy stands to profit from his advocacy for more spending on the opioid epidemic.
Daughter Draws On Lifetime Of Personal Experience As She Wages Fight Against Opioid Crisis
Brittany Pettersen, now a Colorado lawmaker who is battling the crisis in her state with legislation to curb the epidemic, uses her mother's fight against addiction to shine a light on the toll drug problems take on loved ones.
Stephon Clark’s Shooting Inspires ‘Die-In’ Protest By UC Davis Medical Students
"We're demanding police accountability. We're demanding our health care institutions do more trauma-informed care within our communities," said Asadullah Awan, a medical student at the school and organizer for the event.