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This edition: Is Trump Doing Enough to Cope with the Opioid Crisis?

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 23, 2017.

First aired: October 30, 2017.

In August, 2017, President Trump at his Bedminster, New Jersey golf club, promised to declare an “opioid crisis” to deal with the ever increasing death toll due to opioid overdose. On October 26, he got around to declaring a limited “public health emergency.” Dr. Andrew Kolodny of Brandeis has been all over this issue, and tells Jim we need a massive coordinated federal program if we are to save American lives.

Guest List

Andrew Kolodny, MD Co-Director Opioid Research, Brandeis University