Posts tagged opioid epidemic
On the Frontlines of the Opioid Crisis: A Doctor’s Experience

In an episode of Pew’s “After the Fact” podcast entitled “Treating the Opioid Epidemic,” Dr. Shawn Ryan, chief medical officer at BrightView, an outpatient addiction medicine practice based in Cincinnati, spoke about his work and issues surrounding treatment of opioid use disorder. This Q&A is drawn from his full interview. Dr. Ryan reflects on the challenges—and the promise—of treating patients suffering from opioid use disorder.

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John Boehner is joining the board of a marijuana company — and an analyst is calling it a 'monumental event'

John Boehner is joining the board of Acreage Holdings, a firm that owns marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries in 11 states. Boehner said his thinking about cannabis legalization has "evolved." It's a watershed moment for the cannabis industry — analysts say it will perk up investor interest in a sector that could see $75 billion in sales by 2030.

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