Daily Archives: March 19, 2018

Trump declares war on opioid abuse, calls for death penalty for traffickers, more access for treatment

Speaking from one of the states hardest hit by the opioid epidemic, President Trump on Monday laid out a battle plan that calls for harsher sentences – and even the death penalty – for traffickers. Trump called for expanded treatment options for victims in the Manchester, N.H., speech, but leveled most of his emphasis on beefed-up enforcement. And he heaped plenty of ...

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