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Letters to House and Senate Appropriations Leadership on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016

CEPOP has submitted a letter to both House and Senate Appropriations leadership urging the timely and appropriate funding of programs outlined in the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (CARA).

September 20th, 2016|
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CEPOP Commends U.S. Senate for Following U.S. House in Sweeping, Bipartisan Support of ‘CARA’ Conference Report

CEPOP saluted members of the U.S. Senate for the bipartisan action that passed the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) conference report and sent it to the President.

July 13th, 2016|
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Letter to Congressional Conference Committee on Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016

The Collaborative for Effective Prescription Opioid Policies (CEPOP) is writing today to urge your timely action on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (CARA).

CEPOP is grateful for the bipartisan support of CARA and the broad array of related bills passed in the U.S. House. This legislative package represents a major step in the right direction […]

June 21st, 2016|
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Letter in Support of Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act

CEPOP lends its support to the Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act. Legislation introduced in the House & Senate to bolster education, prevention and addiction support programs.

View letter.

June 19th, 2015|
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Letter to Missouri General Assembly on Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Legislation

Dear Members of the Missouri General Assembly,

On behalf of the undersigned, the Collaborative for Effective Prescription Opioid Policies
(CEPOP) respectfully urges you to authorize a state Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
(PDMP) for Missouri during the 2015 legislative session.

CEPOP was formed to advocate for comprehensive and balanced public policy change that will
help confront the epidemic of prescription drug […]

April 22nd, 2015|
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Letter to Congress on Fiscal Year ’16 Appropriations

As you know, prescription drug abuse is a growing public health crisis. Approximately 6.1 million Americans abuse or misuse prescription drugs, and more than 60 Americans die every day from a prescription drug overdose. Overdose deaths involving prescription painkillers have quadrupled since 1999 and now outnumber deaths from all illicit drugs, including heroin and cocaine, combined.

March 25th, 2015|
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Letter to FDA on Abuse-Deterrent Formulations

We are grateful for the opportunity to submit comments regarding the Development and Regulation of Abuse-Deterrent Formulations of Opioid Medications.

January 9th, 2015|
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Letter to Congress on Fiscal Year ’15 Appropriations

As you know, prescription drug abuse is a growing public health crisis. Approximately 6.1 million Americans abuse or misuse prescription drugs, and more than 60 Americans die every day from a prescription drug overdose. Overdose deaths involving prescription painkillers have quadrupled since 1999 and now outnumber deaths from all illicit drugs, including heroin and cocaine, combined. We appreciate the work the Committee has done to address this epidemic.

December 1st, 2014|
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