Sessions announces opioid fraud and abuse detection unit

Sessions announces opioid fraud and abuse detection unit

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced just last week that jurisdictions will not be eligible for the $380 million available from a federal grant program if they block access to immigration information or detained immigrants.

Opioid abuse includes prescription drugs, painkillers, and heroin.

Perdue and Cotton introduced a bill in February that would change the 1965 law to reduce the number of legal immigrants.

"This will be the highest drug death toll, and the fastest increase in a drug death toll, in the history of this republic". It was one of several visits he's paid in recent weeks.

Sessions will also be dispatching 12 federal prosecutors to cities where the epidemic is most devastating.

Foxconn could triple $10bn investment in U.S. facilities, according to Trump
It did not discuss Trump's statement about the total investment amount or Trump's claims that Gou told it to him in confidence. Currently, Foxconn has factories outside of China in a handful of counties, but this will be the first in North America.

"If you're a doctor prescribing opiates for profit, or a pharmacist who leaves these pills end up in the street on the basis of orders that you know you obtained it in a fraudulent manner, we will continue", said the minister of Justice, Jeff Sessions.

News that the Justice Department is reshuffling resources in its civil rights division to go after colleges' affirmative action policies ignited a firestorm Wednesday - with civil rights groups and Obama education officials quickly condemning the move, though it's unclear what exactly the DOJ is planning.

The problem in OH is so severe that at one point this year a county coroner asked for a refrigerated storage trailer to accommodate all the bodies.

The White House commission on opioid addiction called on Trump on Monday to declare the opioid epidemic a federal state of emergency. The CDC said drug overdoses accounted for more than 52,400 deaths in 2015, with almost two of three overdoses caused by an opioid.

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