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What Could Happen If Trump Formally Declares Opioids A National Emergency - NPR

Opioid abuse is a crisis, but is it an emergency? That's the question gripping Washington after President Trump's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis recommended that the president declare the epidemic a national emergency.and more »

Trump Declares Opioid Crisis National Emergency - NBCNews.com

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump threw the weight of the White House behind the fight against the opioid crisis Thursday and declared it a national emergency. "The opioid crisis is an emergency, and I'm saying officially, right now, it is an ...and more »

Trump says opioid crisis is a national emergency, pledges more money and attention - Washington Post

President Trump on Thursday declared the country's opioid crisis a national emergency, saying the epidemic exceeded anything he had seen with other drugs in his lifetime. The statement by the president came in response to a question as he spoke to ...and more »

Chris Christie 'very proud of the president' for declaring opioid crisis national emergency - PhillyVoice.com

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said that he is "proud" of President Donald Trump for declaring the country's opioid crisis a national emergency, which will give the green light for much-needed tools and resources. Christie said so much during his WPG ...and more »

Trump to Declare Opioid Crisis a National Emergency - Scientific American

President Trump on Thursday said his administration would declare the opioid crisis a national emergency, just two days after his top health official said, after meeting with the president, that such a step was not necessary. Trump's remarks came after ...and more »

Trump declares the opioid crisis a 'national emergency' — here's what that means - Business Insider

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst President Donald Trump "officially" declared the opioid crisis a national emergency on Thursday. The "national emergency" status, which experts recommended, could free up resources to address the epidemic with a new urgency.and more »

Trump declares US opioid pain drugs national emergency - BBC News

The crisis over the US addiction to painkillers - opioids - is a national emergency, says President Donald Trump. "It's an emergency, it's a national emergency. We are going to spend a lot of time, a lot of effort and a lot of money on the opioid ...and more »

Opioid Crisis Is a 'National Emergency': What Happens Now? - Live Science

President Donald Trump has declared the opioid epidemic a "national emergency," but what happens now, and could this declaration really help address the crisis? On Thursday (Aug. 10), Trump told reporters that the opioid epidemic is a national ...and more »

What Does the National Opioid Emergency Mean for States and Cities? - Governing

After at least six states declared the opioid epidemic an emergency in their states as opioid deaths continue to rise, President Donald Trump declared it a "national emergency" on Thursday. But what does that mean for governors and mayors who have been ...and more »

Trump: 'The opioid crisis is an emergency' - CNN

(CNN) President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis a national emergency Thursday, a designation that would offer states and federal agencies more resources and power to combat the epidemic. In a statement released late Thursday, the White House ...and more »