White House Director Discusses Cannabis, Drug Injection Sites

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Over 107,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2021, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. However, he did sign an infrastructure bill in November 2021 to allow researchers to use commercial cannabis, rather than government-grown cannabis, when conducting studies. The first doctor to hold the position of Director of the Office of National Drug Policy, Dr. The President and I are committed to seeing this through because American lives depend on it.” Although President Biden said he was supportive of medical cannabis, he has not taken any action toward legalization. Most recently, Biden declared methamphetamine as an “emerging drug threat.”

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The first doctor to hold the position of Director of the Office of National Drug Policy, Dr. Rahul Gupta, recently spoke with the Financial Times about how they plan to address the ongoing opioid crisis. “For the first time in history, the federal government is embracing the specific policies of harm reduction,” Gupta said.

Over 107,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2021, according to the Center for Disease Control...

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