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ATHENS — The City of Tifton filed a lawsuit against multiple manufacturers and distributors of opioids, seeking to hold them responsible for t…
KOKOMO –– The opioid epidemic in Indiana and other parts of the country has caused more children to be removed from their parents’ homes, creating more kinship placements situations in which grandparents are often the first choice.
“It has been many long, hard, agonizing battles for the last few years and you fought like a warrior every step of the way. Addiction, however, won the war. To the person who doesn’t understand addiction, she is just another statistic who chose to make a bad decision.”
A conference this week at Saint Francis University featured keynote addresses and workshops focused on the connection between human trafficking and the ongoing opioid epidemic which has affected several states, including Pennsylvania.
Some New Hampshire representatives said they are disgusted by President Donald Trump's comments that the state is a "drug-infested den." They are now calling on the president to deliver opioid addiction assistance he promised.
The country's ongoing drug epidemic, which claimed more than 59,000 lives last year, has left its trace on just about every aspect of American life: politics, religion, family, justice, birth and death.
President Trump spoke at the National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia on July 24, joining a long list of presidents who have spoken to the huge meeting of Boy Scouts, troop leaders and volunteers. The visit was not surprising, as West Virginia, in the center of Appalachia, is overwhelmingly Trump Country.