Monthly Archives: July 2015

Governors Learn About CEPOP at NGA meeting

The National Governor’s Association  held their summer meeting in West Virginia over the weekend. Honorable Mary Bono spoke before the group about the opioid abuse epidemic and invited them to join forces with CEPOP. The weekend-long meeting drew to a close with good news:  HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced that her agency would devote an additional $100 million to [...]

2016-07-11T17:39:14+00:00 July 29th, 2015|News|

DEA Changes Course

New DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg announced that the agency would be reviving the national drug take-back initiative. The decision comes as Chief Rosenberg has learned, over the course of two months, the true extent of the opioid abuse epidemic: "I knew there was a problem. I knew it was big. I didn't know it was [...]

2016-07-11T17:39:14+00:00 July 29th, 2015|News|

New Pain Therapy for Children

Grünenthal Group, a pharmaceutical company based in Germany, announced a collaboration with Proteus S.A., a Chilean company, and Boston Children's Hospital on the anesthetic neosaxitoxin. Neosaxitoxin is a novel anesthetic used for local anesthesia and post-operative pain management.   [/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

2017-08-01T00:06:23+00:00 July 29th, 2015|News|