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Get to Know the New Members of Congress

November 18, 2010  |  Chris Campbell
The 112th Congress will convene in January 2011 and with it will come at least 16 new Senators and at least 93 new members of the House of Representatives.

A life of service

November 9, 2010  |  Matt Felix, MS
In 1952, on a Midwest winter night, a man sat at his kitchen table next to an empty whiskey bottle. He stared at a closet down the hall, where he

Did Prop. 19 Really Change the Game?

November 4, 2010  |  Gary Enos
Lately when I read the flurry of pronouncements from supporters of California’s marijuana legalization initiative, I have to remind myself that the ballot measure actually lost on Tuesday.

Prop. 19 Support Waning in Final Days

October 31, 2010  |  Gary Enos
With less than 48 hours before California voters go to the polls to elect a new governor and decide a much-watched U.S. Senate race, a ballot measure that would allow local governments to regulate and tax legalized marijuana is trending downward.

No Clear Direction on Marijuana Vote

August 29, 2010  |  Gary Enos
Even the most seasoned political forecaster might hesitate to predict the outcome of Proposition 19, this November’s marijuana legalization initiative on the California state ballot.

Join Us for Advocacy in Action at NCAD 2010

August 17, 2010  | 
The first annual National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) will be held in Washington, D.C., September 8-11, 2010, at the Hyatt Regency –

Lobbying Secret: Advocacy is Easy!

August 17, 2010  | 
NAADAC’s Government Relations staff would like to take a moment to emphasize an important point about legislative advocacy: it’s surprisingly easy!

White House Announces Preventive and Substance Abuse Services in the Affordable Care Act

July 14, 2010  | 
Today, First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden, and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will join doctors, nurses, families, and

Health reform: Addiction no longer left on the outside

March 25, 2010  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The days when the addiction treatment community would have to wait years for their stake in landmark national legislation (remember the “limited

Health Reform Signed into Law

March 24, 2010  | 
Yesterday morning, President Obama signed the long-discussed health reform bill into law. It was a historic moment for the White House and Democrats

State of Health Reform Still Uncertain after State of the Union

January 28, 2010  | 
President Obama gave his first official State of the Union speech last night, in which he laid out his priorities for the next three years of his

Assessing the next options for health reform

January 22, 2010  |  Daniel Guarnera
Comprehensive healthcare reform has eluded American presidents since Harry Truman, so no one expected that President Obama’s attempt would go


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