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Study: Taxpayers Shoulder Bulk Of Gun Violence Health Care Costs

A recent study conducted by the Urban Institute has found that most costs incurred by hospital visits from firearm injuries are shouldered by taxpayers.

09/16/2013

President Barack Obama's new strategy for fighting the nation's drug problem will include a greater emphasis on using public health tools to battle addiction and diverting non-violent drug offenders into treatment instead of prisons, under reforms scheduled to be outlined by the nation's drug czar Wednesday. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

US Drug Czar To Outline President Obama’s Drug Policy Reforms

President Barack Obama’s new strategy for fighting the nation’s drug problem will include a greater emphasis on using public health tools to battle addiction and diverting non-violent drug offenders into treatment instead of prisons, under reforms scheduled to be outlined by the nation’s drug czar Wednesday.

04/24/2013

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