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BOSTON | Surgeon General: Federal drug classification needs changes

BOSTON — The nation’s drug classification system should be revisited but illegal drugs shouldn’t simply be decriminalized nationwide, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams told a gathering of police leaders focused on the opioids crisis Thursday in Boston. “Our scheduling system is functioning, but not as ideally as it could,” he said of the federal schedule … Continue reading BOSTON | Surgeon General: Federal drug classification needs changes

Trump Health Dept. dismisses Obama appointed surgeon general

WASHINGTON/April 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Trump administration has relieved Dr. Vivek Murthy of his duties as U.S. Surgeon General. A spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services says Murthy was asked to resign after “assisting in a smooth transition” under President Donald Trump. Murthy was a holdover from the Obama administration. Murthy’s … Continue reading Trump Health Dept. dismisses Obama appointed surgeon general