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CSPAN
Jan 29, 2017 12:50am EST
from china. unlike other opiates, fentanyl is purely synthetic. you can have super labs in china imported. fentanyl is more powerful than heroin. elephant tranquilizers are now being abused. and it is causing a massive deaths we are seeing when cut with heroin or counterfeited as pills in west virginia and new hampshire. we have a lot of different people between regulators and educators involved, and where law enforcement comes into play is obviously to turn corruption in doctors. with apt doctor prescription pad can sell as many prescription drugs as any gang. we are involved in the prosecution of this heroin importation and the fentanyl importation problem, and we cooperate very closely with regulators involved in deterring negligence among medical practitioners, and taking licenses, and disciplining were that needs to happen. to --ok.just wanted i need to go mics. i just wanted to follow-up on what sam was saying. i started out by saying that there have been 270,000 deaths with opioids. sam has a good point. kind of the genesis of all this, or closely linked in time to changes
CSPAN
Feb 23, 2017 7:47am EST
public safety issue, fentanyl, being imported from china. fentanyl unlike other opiates is purely synthetic which means you can have a super labs and china come in mexico import it and fentanyl is 50 times more powerful than heroin. it's leading to mass amounts of death and the are analogues of fentanyl that are more powerful, elephant tranquilizers that are being abuse and causing a a massive deaths we are seeing when cut with heroin or counterfeited as pills in west virginia and new hampshire. we have a lot of different people between regulators and educators involved and where law enforcement comes into play is obviously deterring corruption in doctors, corrupt doctor with a prescription pad can sell as much heroin as any gang and poses a massive part of this problem. we also are involved in the interdiction and prosecution of the heroin importation and they fit no importation problem, and we cooperate very closely with regulators involved in determining negligence among medical practitioners and taking licenses or disciplining where that needs to happen. >> so i just wanted to
CSPAN
Mar 6, 2017 9:58pm EST
fentanyl being imported from china and like others it is purely synthetic which means you can have labs in china and mexico import it and it's 50 times more powerful than heroine and it's leading to massive amounts of death and there are analogs that are even more powerful, elephant tranquilizers that are now being abused and causing the deaths that we are seeing when it is cut with heroine or counterfeit hospitals in west virginia and new hampshire. so we obviously have a lot of different people between regulators and educators involved where law enforcement comes into play is obviously deterring the corruption of doctors, a corrupt doctor with a prescription pack can sell as much into pill form and poses a massive part of this problem. we also obviously are involved in the interaction prosecution of the importation and we cooperate very closely with regulators involved in deterring negligence of medical practitioners and taking licenses or disciplining where this needs to happen. >> i needed to microphones. i wanted to follow up a little bit on what sam was saying and what i said at the
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2017 4:40am EST
issue of fentanyl and imported from china you can have superlabs import it and it's 50 times more powerful than heroin and leading to mass amounts of death and there are analogs of are more powerful and causing the massive deaths we're seeing when cut as heroin and counterfeited as pills in west virginia and new hampshire. we have a lot of different people involved and where law enforcement comes into play is obviously deterring corruption and doctors and a corrupt doctor with a prescription pad can sell as much heroin in the pill form as any gang and pose as a massive part of this problem. we also, obviously, are involved in the interdiction and prosecution of the heroin importation and the fentanyl importation problem and cooperate very closely with regulators involved in deterring negligence among medical practitioners and taking licenses or disciplining here that needs to happen. >> i tried to follow up a bit on what sam was saying. i started out by saying there have been 200,000 deaths attributed to opiods, believe it or not, over the past 15 years. but sam makes a good point
CSPAN
Aug 18, 2017 4:26am EDT
comes in. n china, certain forms of man-made drugs comes in, and it bad. we're speaking with other and getting cooperation, but we're being very strong on this southern this to the likes that country certainly has never seen that kind of strength. we're going to do our job, get done, and we have a tremendous team of experts that want to beat this horrible happened to our country, and we will. we will win. we have no alternatives. win for our youth. we have to win for our young people and, frankly, we have to for a lot of other people, necessarily people that are totally addicted and have serious problems. here, andou for being we're going to get on with our meeting. thank you very much. thank you all. later, the president told reporters outside his e state in new jersey that he was opioid ly declaring the epidemic a national emergency. >> the opioid crisis is an emergency, a national emergency. e're going to spend a lot of time, effort and a lot of money to the opioid crisis. do that?e you going to president trump: we're going to draw it out and make it a national emergency. problems,
CSPAN
May 10, 2017 11:08pm EDT
and its reports will tell u us a list of the manufactured fentanyl is coming from china and north america, not the contaminated pills but for the heroine is through mexico and coming up through the cartel distribution. and where is it going? places that have the most high fentanyl supply according to the national forensics lab in the drug and seizure data and rates of opioid deaths down to appalachia and new england. the same states that have a higher heroine overdose death. one slide on one reason why we got here. it's promoted as pharmaceuticals they were quickly adopted because they worked and they did what people wanted them to do but they also became problem drugs so they are technologically advanced in terms of the hypodermic needle and has caused us to the first wave of the opioid epidemic in the united states. to misuse and abuse over the generations some of which have been cultural and related to news sources, so the vietnam era heroin epidemic is devastating. it's coming from southeast asia. the colombian heroine wave which people don't know about came when the colombian
CSPAN
May 23, 2017 2:54am EDT
manufactured fentanyls are coming from china, through multiple routes in north america. the predominant route for heroin is through mexico and coming up through cartel distribution. where is it going? these bottom seven states are places that have both high fentanyl supply, according to the national forensics lab, and high rates of opioid deaths, midwest, appalachia, new england, the same as for heroin deaths. one reason why we got here, it's called supply side theory. when morphine and heroin were synthesized and promoted as pharmaceuticals, they were quickly adopted because they worked. they did what people wanted them to do. but they also became problem drugs. so we have novel drugs, technology advancement in terms of synthesis and technological advancement in terms of the invention of the hypodermic needle. we've had waves of heroin, use, misuse, and abuse over the generations. some of which have been cultural. some of which have been related to new sources. so the vietnam era heroin epidemic, devastating u.s. cities. that was a new source of heroin, type 4 heroin coming
CSPAN
Jul 14, 2017 11:00am EDT
federal government is helping us fight the drug kingpin and the traffickers and in china were a lot of the synthetic fentanyl is being made, we need help with that. but one thing we know at the addiction level, and law enforcement will tell you this, we cannot arrest our way out of this problem. this ever ending, never ending cycle of people going to emergency rooms and being arrested and then put in jail and getting back out and overdosing, that's not going to work. and what we have to do as part of our plan is widespread use of naloxone. we have to make sure that we have emergency intervention with these people who overdose. that's the time as they are near-death and recovery in the next 24-48 hours we had to get to them and convince them that they need treatment. we've got to have that treatment available. law enforcement stands ready to divert these people who are addicted to substances and opioids through treatment. already we have comprehensive programs throughout north carolina where law enforcement is making sure that they're getting into treatment. we are a set of medication-assis
CSPAN
May 10, 2017 5:34pm EDT
china to north america. the heroin is through mexico cartel distribution. where's it going? these bottom seven states are laces that have high fentanyl supply according to the national drug seizure data nd high rates of synthetic opoid deaths. appilachia, up to new england. so presenting one slide on one reason why we got here. supply side theory. hen morphine and heroin were promoted as pharmaceuticals, they were quickly adopted because they worked and did what wanted them to do but drugs.came problem with have novel drugs technological advancements and needle.dermic we've had waves of heroin, use, isuse, and abuse over the generations. some of which have been cultural. some of which have been related new sources. o the vietnam era heroin epidemic. devastated u.s. cities. that was a new source of heroin southeast asia. the colombian heroin wave came new cartels brought in a product. they were known for cocaine but 1992.ht in heroin in now we have the opoid pill problem. -- a novel form. think about the extended release capsules butapsule easily abusable. heroin is coming in now i
CSPAN
Jul 27, 2017 7:00am EDT
is coming across the southern border even more potent versions are coming from china. it's not just across our southern border. go to www.c-span.org to find coverage of this situation. elizabeth in new york. you're on the air. caller: first, i wanted to say that i hear a lot of parents talking about how their child got started because they went to the dentist and had their wisdom teeth pulled and they got opioids from the dentist and they ended up on heroin. i think there needs to be a study done of why some people get addicted and some people don't. my three children all had their wisdom teeth pulled and had opioids prescribed to them and none of them are addicted. i'm on opioids because i had spinal surgeries that failed. it lasted a good 30 years. i had a steel rod put in my back and they took bone for my hip and infused my spine and all that. i was in horrible pain. i wanted to die, the pain was so bad. i'm very, very careful. i take it exactly like i'm told to. alleviate all the pain, i don't get high, but it allows me to function. i can get out of bed and get things done. i st
, and in china where a lot of this synthetic fentanyl is being made, we need help with that. but one thing we know at the addiction level, and law enforcement will tell you this -- we cannot arrest our way out of this problem. this never-ending cycle of people going to emergency room's -- rooms and being arrested and being put in jail and getting back out and overdosing -- that is not going to work. and what we have to do as part of our plan is widespread use of naloxone. we have to make sure that we have emergency intervention with these people who overdose. that is the time, as they are near-death, and recovering in the next 24 to 48 hours, we have to get to them and convince them that they need treatment. we have to have that treatment -- we have to have that treatment available. law-enforcement stands ready to divert these people who are addicted to substances and opioids to treatment. already we have comprehensive programs throughout north carolina where law enforcement is making sure that they are getting into treatment. we are a fan of medication assisted treatment. each indiv
. it came overseas from china. it just shows the challenges of cutting off the supply. it is easily adaptable and probably cheap and acceptable. it led to a tragic death. host: is congress doing something about the supply list? guest: those conversations are just starting now. it involves homeland security, relationship other countries from overseas trade. -- relationships with other , overseas trade.erseas trad host: when you are here in room with, you steve scalise. guest: i had a chance to visit him last friday before heading home for the weekend. it was good to have a chance to visit with steve. his beard was i commit his energy is high. he has a long recovery -- his spirit was high, his energy is high. he will be in rehab pretty soon. that will afford him the opportunity to be back on his feet. he could have a 100% recovery. hearing his voice and seeing him firsthand -- i was not there that theday. i was bringing constituents to the white house for a tour that orning host: for the baseball shooting. lawmakers wonder about the necessity unaffordability of security. guest: it is
to detect fentanyl and other substances at our border so that before it comes in from mexico or china, they areable to do that . i actually said to mitch mcconnell, two years ago that lexington kentucky, lexington massachusetts doesn't make any difference. we need a surgeon general's report on addiction and so what i suggested to him was the smoking reports, the surgeon general's report, we you and i, we should act to do it and he conceded it in one year. which laid out now the parameters of the problem and what needs to be done. so to that extent, there is a lot of bipartisanship. i was able to pass legislation with rand paul on suboxone medication assisted therapy so that became part of the law as well. on the other hand we're having a big battle right now about funding. in the affordable care act and whether or not the slashing of that funding is going to have a profound effect on the ability of people to gain access to the treatment which they need. the centers for american progress concluded that $91 billion on the affordable care act would have been spent on substance abuse diso
. it largely comes from china and is reportedly cheaper than the cost of heroin. law enforcement expect that the fentanyl market will continue to expand in the future as new products attract additional users. the threat posed by opioids has increased by 2007. in 2016, 45% of law enforcement agencies that responded to the survey, reported heroin as the greatest threat in their area. in contrast, 8% of respondents reported it the greatest threat in 2007. the reports are in the northeast, midwest and mid atlantic region. opioids are the main cause of drug overdose deaths. reports indicate that increases in overdose deaths are most likely driven by fentanyl and heroin. the increase in available of heroin and other drugs corresponds to the increase in drug overdose deaths around the country. new hampshire ranks second in the country in drug overdose deaths and they have reported high availability of heroin in the area. new mexico and utah rank eighth and ninth respectively. but only 4.7% reported heroin as the greatest threat. this discrepancy may be explained by a number of factors,
heroin and it is 50 to 100 times more potent. nonpharmaceutical fentanyl largely come from china to support a cheaper than the cost of heroin. increased potency of the compound sexually dangerous and law enforcement expect the fentanyl market will continue to expand in the future as new fentanyl products attractt additional users. the threat posed has increased since 2007 at the threat varies by region. in 2016 approximate 45% 16 approximate 45% of law enforcement agencies respondeded to the national survey reported heroin as the greatest threat it the event in contrast 8% of responders for heroin as a greatest threat in 20,072,007. reports of heroin as the greatest that are concentrated in the northeast, midwest and mid-atlantic regions. opioids are the main cause of i drug overdose deaths. a mid reports indicate that increases in overdose deaths are most likely driven by fentanyl and heroin. the increasing available of heroin and other opioids largely but not entirely corresponds to the increase in drug overdose deaths around the country. new hampshire ranks second in the country
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