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Trump's Drug Czar Pick Backs Out After Opioids Report

Rep. Tom Marino withdraws after being accused of weakening DEA's fight against opioids

(Newser) - A critical report accusing lawmakers of helping drugmakers flood the market with addictive opioids has claimed its first political victim: GOP Rep. Tom Marino will not be the nation's next drug czar, reports Politico . Marino "has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug... More »

Trump's Potential Drug Czar Under Fire Over Opioids Report

Investigation says Tom Marino, other lawmakers, defanged DEA on the drugs

(Newser) - A damning investigation by 60 Minutes and the Washington Post on the nation's opioid crisis might mean trouble for President Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar. The investigation shows how a group of congressional lawmakers, working with big drug distributors, weakened the DEA's ability... More »

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