Legislation & Public Policy

State And Territory Approaches To Improving Care For Individuals Affected By Stimulant And Polysubstance Use

Stimulant And Polysubstance Use Policy Academy Final Report Introduction The drug overdose epidemic continues to worsen and has evolved over time. Many states are experiencing a resurgence in use and harms related to stimulants—particularly illicit stimulants—such as cocaine and methamphetamine. Although opioids—mainly synthetic opioids such as illicitly manufactured fentanyls—are currently[Read More…]

DEA administrator says Congress needs to pass laws to keep social media from serving as platforms to promote, sell fentanyl

KENTUCKY HEALTH NEWS Monday, July 3, 2023 Events, trends, issues, ideas and independent journalism about health care and health in Kentucky, from the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky. The U.S. needs laws to force social-media companies to keep their platforms from being used[Read More…]