Tag: Drug overdose deaths

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State: FARC Peace Pact Fuels Increase in Cocaine Abuse, Fatal Overdoses in U.S.

The ongoing implementation of the peace pact between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has helped to render the country the world’s top producer of cocaine again, fueling a historic number of overdose deaths in the United States, says the U.S. Department of State (DOS).

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AG Sessions Talks Opioid Epidemic at DARE Conference

Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed the 30th DARE Training Conference in Dallas, Texas Tuesday, devoting much of his speech to the skyrocketing level of drug overdoses in America.