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- White House drug policy adviser plans Mass. talk Updated: Feb-22-14 9:19 am
WASHINGTON - The Senate has confirmed three of President Barack Obama's Homeland Security nominees.
WATERBURY, Vermont - Vermont's efforts to fight heroin and opiate abuse can serve as a model for the rest of the country, the nation's top anti-drug official said Monday during a visit to the state Department of Public Safety.
TAUNTON, Massachusetts - Drug addiction must be treated as a disease and the country can't arrest its way out of a heroin and prescription drug epidemic, White House Drug Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske said Monday as officials gathered to discuss a recent spike in heroin overdoses in Taunton.
TAUNTON, Massachusetts - U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is set to join President Barack Obama's drug czar in Massachusetts to discuss ways of curbing fatalities caused by prescription drug abuse and an epidemic of heroin deaths this year.