About 700 attended the inaugural summit on prescription medications involved in battling the prescription-drug abuse epidemic. Speakers — including R. Gil Kerlikowske, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear — described how prescription abuse is destroying families and communities across America, and how government agencies, private groups and individuals are desperately trying to solve it.
Day One – White House drug czar, nation’s leaders in Orlando for Rx-drug abuse summit – 4/10/11
Day Two – Rahall tackles prescription drug abuse at Fla. Conference – 4/11/12
Day Three – Members of Congress seek support in prescription drug abuse fight. Includes a description of pending bills. – 4/12/12