August 14, 2017 | Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
Saying that a career ladder bill was not accompanied by necessary funding, a group of addiction treatment professionals in California are now backing more comprehensive legislation on quality improvement and ethics reform.
Political and law enforcement leaders are among those reacting sharply to a report that the Trump administration is considering a budget proposal that would slash funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).
A congressional forum at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit had one member saying the nation can't throw money at the crisis, while another warned of dangerous directions from the nominated FDA leader.
Investigations have intensified and media scrutiny is stronger than ever, but observers agree that reform in Florida's treatment and recovery support community will take public money, in a state generally averse to such commitments.