Mark Kleiman on the Heroin Epidemic

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

BOTEC Chairman Mark Kleiman was featured on WNYC’s segment “The Takeaway” on Wednesday to discuss the heroin epidemic in the wake of the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s announcement that it would seek an increase of nearly $1.1 billion for prevention and treatment. Kleiman argues that it’s not simply a matter of dedicating more resources to the problem, but that we need to improve the FDA’s drug approval and regulatory process.

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