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CA Pharmacies Don’t Take Back Opioids Like They Should

California pharmacies don’t take back opioids, although FDA guidelines recommend that all pharmacies help their customers dispose of unused drugs properly. While many people are unaware that they can dispose of unused medications at pharmacies, sometimes the pharmacies don’t know procedures for disposal, either. It is doubtful that the problem is isolated to California alone.

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New York Funds Fourteen New Recovery Centers

The New York Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services announced funding last week to complete fourteen new alcohol and drug treatment centers to help combat the addiction epidemic. The state is dedicating $5.1 million in funding to the effort across the state. They also announced additional funding for two recovery centers. One of the

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Treatment Coverage Gutted in AHCA Bill

Addiction treatment coverage is slashed in the Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act, which will strip away what advocates say is essential coverage for drug addiction treatment. This reduction in coverage is being proposed even as the number of people dying from opiate overdoses has continue to climb nationwide. Beginning in 2020, the