Individual states are also targeting the medical industry.
CORNISH: I grew up with the Say No To Drugs campaign (laughter) and with law enforcement and law and order being an important component to fighting the crack and cocaine epidemic. "And nowhere do we pay the price as dearly as with prescription opioid medications".
He made comments Saturday while visiting his father's tomb in his ancestral hometown of Nagato in western Japan.
Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey signed an emergency declaration in June, after the state reported that 790 Arizonans had died from opioid overdoses in 2016, an average of more than two per day. He comes to the job with a background as an emergency manager and compares the effort to the state's response to a hurricane.
The White House wants to make it tougher for drugs to pass through the border. "Rex was just stating the views".
"I think escalating the rhetoric is the wrong answer", Merkel added.
"What this does is allows us to use additional resources - so additional funding, additional personnel", Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, told All Things Considered host Audie Cornish. New United Nations sanctions condemning the North's rapidly developing nuclear program drew fresh ire and threats from Pyongyang.
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump - hosting a meeting on the crisis during his summer vacation - suggested that more prosecutions as a whole may be necessary. "Somebody has to do it. Somebody has to do it". And we know that our communities are so interconnected now that even if you don't have a personal relationship, you're going to be impacted at your workplace, on your roadways, at your children's school.
North Korea's Kim "has been very threatening beyond a normal state", Trump said.
On Capitol Hill, a number of Republicans have been grumbling about life under President Trump. "The Secretary General welcomes all initiatives that will help deescalate tensions and welcomes a return to diplomacy".
The federal government has proposed a 20 percent reduction next year in the quantities of opioids that drug companies are allowed to produce.
A version of this story first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. She called on the U.N. Security Council to continue to address the issue.
And addicts needed help to recover over the long run.
That's the resounding word from a national poll released Friday by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation.
But the official also conceded that the president is in his element at Bedminster, and finding his old habits of engaging with the media in this familiar setting. The more practical question is whether Trump's gambit can work. These are people where we've done a clinical assessment on them and determined them to be in need of that service.
Russia's foreign minister says the risk of a military conflict between the U.S. and North Korea is "very high". They weren't authorized to discuss the confidential exchanges and spoke on condition of anonymity. Among the headlines after the Friday afternoon Q&A: Trump "not ruling out military option in Venezuela" and "Trump warns North Korea against making 'overt' threats". "But the testimony ... brought tears to my eyes on several occasions".
Eric, a heroin user and former Marine, on July 14, 2017 in Warren, Ohio.
"I don't see it peaking for another year or two, that doesn't mean we should wait around", said Baum. Now Trump's allies are seeking to squeeze Trump-skeptical Arizona Sen.
North Korea has announced a detailed plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. bombers. If it had been fired at a flatter trajectory - an easy adjustment to make - Chicago would have been in reach.
Trump said this week the U.S. would unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S.