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Signing of Opioid Bill

President Trump Signs Opioid Package Into Law

One year ago, President Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency. Last Wednesday, the opioid package was signed into law with $8.5 billion allocated for opioid solutions. This will provide critical funding to the states to combat the growing opioid crisis across America. Key components of the bill include funding for

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America Is FED UP!

This past weekend, hundreds of activists, organizations and families gathered on Freedom Plaza in Washington D.C. for the sixth annual FED UP! Rally. Just over a month after cities across the country unified by holding local FED UP! Rallies on August 31st, International Overdose Awareness Day, a weekend of events

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FDA Committee Votes Against Approval of New Opioid

On June 26, advocates of the Steve Rummler HOPE Network testified to an FDA panel opposing the approval of a powerful new extended-release opioid, Remoxy™. Executive Director, Lexi Reed Holtum was joined by board member, Michael Daub and medical advisory committee member, Dr. Andrew Kolodny. The FDA advisory committee voted

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WCCO Esme Murphy talks Drug Takeback Day and Opioid Solutions in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS – On the evening of National Drug Takeback Day, Esme Murphy discusses the opioid crisis in Minnesota with Executive Director, Lexi Reed Holtum of the Steve Rummler HOPE Network. Recent statistics, overdose prevention, counterfeit pills and examining the death of our beloved Prince, all reviewed on tonight’s show.

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Saving Lives During Super Bowl LII

Contacts: Alicia Haugh Public Relations Intern (651)-815-1097 alicia.haugh@steverummlerhopenetwork.org Sean O’Donnell Communications and Community Relations (612)-584-0677   View PDF of the press release here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Community Organizations Join Together to Prevent Overdoses During Super Bowl MINNEAPOLIS (Feb 1, 2018) — The Steve Rummler HOPE Network is working alongside community

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Statement Regarding President Trump Declaring the Opioid Crisis a National Public Health Emergency

What the president needs to do is ensure congress writes a law mandating all opioid manufacturers pay a fee for the privilege of selling their drugs in our country. We are grateful President Trump is addressing our nation’s opioid crisis, however, we are disappointed he did not declare a state of

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