January 20, 2018 – It’s the only agency in government with the expertise and authority to look at the drug problem holistically and mandate action across the board,” he said. “Addressing our national drug problem is complicated and requires a well-resourced team of experts who focus on this epidemic full time. Now is not the time to cut the ground out from the public servants working to save lives.” … “It doesn’t make sense to move thse programs out of ONDCP,” DOJ and HHS have a bunch of competing priorities on their plates and keping these anti-drug programs at the anti-drug agency is a no-brainer,” an administration official said. OMB proposed similar cuts to Mr. Trump’s drug office last year, outlined in a leaked memo obtained by CBS News.
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