State, federal red tape hampers opioid treatment A new Pew analysis found that both state and federal regulations make access to opioid treatment burdensome.
Critics: Oregon's move to decriminalize hard drugs a failure
Since Oregon residents voted in 2020 to decriminalize hard drugs and dedicate hundreds of millions of dollars to treatment, few people have requested the services and the state has been slow to channel the funds
White House rolls out $1.5bn in new funding to combat opioid crisis
The new grant programmes are part of the Biden administration’s work to mark National Recovery Month
Biden to announce $1.5 billion to fight U.S. opioid crisis
U.S. President Joe Biden will announce on Friday nearly $1.5 billion to fund access to medications for opioid overdoses, sanctions against traffickers, and increased funding for law enforcement, the White House said.