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Trump Declares Opioid National State Of Emergency


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Trump has actually stated a national state of emergency situation to address the opioid dilemma yet supplied no cash to do anything concerning it. Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola, Francesca Fiorentini, and also Judah Friedlander, the hosts of The Young Turks, explain. Inform us just what you believe in the remark area below. Join TYT:

" WASHINGTON– President Trump on Thursday directed the Division of Health And Wellness as well as Human Services to state the opioid situation a public health emergency situation, taking long-anticipated action to attend to a quickly intensifying epidemic of substance abuse.

However also as he promised to reduce the scourge of medication addiction and misuse that has actually swept the nation– a top priority that reverberated strongly with the working-class citizens who supported his governmental project– Mr. Trump fell short of satisfying his assurance in August to state "a national emergency situation" on opioids, which would have triggered the fast allowance of federal funding to deal with the issue.

His regulation does out its very own launch any type of additional funds to take care of a medication situation that declared more than 59,000 lives in 2016, and the president did not request any kind of, although his aides said he would certainly quickly do so. And also he made little mention of the need for the quick as well as expensive growth of medical therapy that public health and wellness experts, consisting of some in his own management, suggest is vital to attending to the epidemic.

" No part of our society– not young or old, rich or bad, city or rural– has actually been spared this torment of drug addiction and also this horrible, horrible scenario that's taken place with opioids," Mr. Trump said throughout a sophisticated and also emotional event in the East Space of the White Residence, attended by households influenced by opioid abuse, participants of Congress as well as management officials. "This epidemic is a nationwide wellness emergency situation."

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  1. Posted by Jillian Brunelli, at Reply

    we Americans should take notes from Canada; they are not experiencing this epidemic, even tho they have opiods. it isn’t that Americans aren’t as strong, lol. we aren’t handling it correctly.

  2. Posted by shutdafup, at Reply

    They’ll give a drug addict free Methadone but not a care about children who can’t afford school lunch………

  3. Posted by The Fibler, at Reply

    What a JOKE! Congress had made it illegal for the DEA to even investigate any Drug company. THEY ARE FORBIDDEN! So a small “pain clinic” can open in a city of 5000 people and if they order and dispense 3 million Oxycontin pills the DEA can’t investigate.

  4. Posted by Vibinator, at Reply

    hasnt trump already declared an Opioid National State Of Emergency??

  5. Posted by Ken Hawk, at Reply

    The real program is to put as many people into for profit prisons.

  6. Posted by ginaewhitney, at Reply

    JUST SAY CRIMINALIZE BLACK PEOPLE. Stop saying “People of Color”. 🙄

  7. Posted by Fleck Smugbrother, at Reply

    Hey, profits are more important than people’s lives, right?

  8. Posted by Dave Gallagher, at Reply

    The criminal racist AG will go after african americans selling weed, but won’t go after the opioid manufacturers? Is that because politicians take millions from there murderers?

  9. Posted by Robert Acosta, at Reply

    Big Pharma Everybody wake up this also affects you too not just your cousin.

  10. Posted by Jos Tow, at Reply

    all this is going to do is increse the heron bizz, your going to take the drugs from the people who have pain, and make them go to the drug dealer instead of the dr.

  11. Posted by Sasha Lyn, at Reply

    Why does no one discuss the Sackler Family instead of ‘The Pharmaceutical Industry’ in terms of accountability and continual opposition to the opiod crisis

  12. Posted by YoDee, at Reply

    Just send them to jail for 20 years……..I thought that’s what america did to its citizens in a drug crisis

  13. Posted by TurdFurgeson571, at Reply

    How much money would private prisons make if we started locking up all the white people who are hooked on drugs? I bet we could make a lot of cars and other products for our owners if we had more bodies doing low wage work for them. Eventually we’re going to run out of black and latino people to imprison. We should start getting white people comfortable with the idea of being imprisoned for health issues like I hear many people tell me that minorities need to “not do the crime if they don’t wanna do the time.” Oooo. It even rhymes.

  14. Posted by James Young, at Reply

    Sick of over sensationalized news about “opioid epidemic”. All this does is make it hard for people to get medicine they need. I know someone who drastically needs pain management meds and has the govn. program for assistance for meds. It used to help get the meds at a low price but because of this bull they can’t get the meds due to tripling the costs even though their is no reason besides this “problem”

  15. Posted by Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes, at Reply

    He cares more about his tax scam- than American lives. It’s clear.

  16. Posted by Melanie Willard, at Reply

    Hey, dummasses… The drug czar was CREATED FOR CRACK!!! It didn’t work.

  17. Posted by Jay Zenitram, at Reply

    Hey look another empty gesture from the carnival barker to make it look like he’s doing something.

  18. Posted by ssn90, at Reply

    TYT = Fake news, CENK should be embarrassed as a journalist (if he is) for being wrong soo many times…

  19. Posted by tom ashton, at Reply

    in the states that have legalized cannabis opiate addiction has gone down, geez

  20. Posted by Rich Gult, at Reply

    If you take this drug it is your own fault.