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  1. Peter Lucas: Congressman Kennedy launches Texas-sized trial balloonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Lowell Sun

    The 37-year-old , red-headed congressman from Brookline, heir apparent to the thinning Kennedy political dynasty, is quickly emerging as a player in a Democrat Party bereft of leaders. He recently gave a rip-roaring speech in Texas that tore into President Donald Trump and had Texas Democrats clamoring for more. 1 comment

  2. Trump Still Hasn't Officially Declared The Opioid Crisis A National EmergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Yahoo!

    ... there's an urgency around this national disaster that merits the same comprehensive approach," former Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.), a member of the White House opioid commission, said on Thursday . But administration officials have said that relief ...

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  3. Christie: No timetable for Trump declaring opioid epidemic a national emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Cleveland.com

    ... the best advice that is very soon to come to him. I don't doubt for a moment his resolve." Commission member Patrick Kennedy, a former Democratic congressman from Rhode Island, said a "FEMA-type response," like the reactions to Hurricanes Harvey and ...

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  4. A Month Has Passed Since Trump Declared an Opioid Emergency. What Next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | The New York Times

    When President Trump announced in early August, following a presidential commission's recommendations, that the opioid crisis was a "national emergency," he called it "a serious problem the likes of which we have never had." A month has now passed, and that urgent talk has yet to translate into urgent action.

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  5. Patrick J. Kennedy to Address Key Policymakers at CMS Innovation Center Summit:Read the original story

    Friday Sep 8 | PRWeb

    Former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy will give the keynote address at a Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services conference that will preview payment models to improve access, quality, and cost of care for individuals with behavioral health conditions. He will strongly encourage CMS - which has major influence over the American health care system - to reimburse effective forms of treatment and to enforce the federal mental health parity law, which requires that health insurers cover mental health and addiction treatment the same way they cover physical health ailments.

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  6. Kennedy Forum Publishes Consumer Guide to Drug FormulariesRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 6 | PRWeb

    The Kennedy Forum released its latest white paper, A Consumer Guide to Drug Formularies: Understanding the Fundamentals of Behavioral Health Medications. The Issue Brief serves as an educational resource highlighting the powerful influence formulary design has on prescription drug benefits and patient health outcomes - especially those with behavioral health conditions, including substance use disorders.

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  7. Trump has failed opioid epidemic pledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | Star Tribune

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center, is chairman of the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. Members are, from left, Dr. Bertha K. Madras, a Harvard Medical School professor who specializes in addiction biology; Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker; Christie; North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper; and former Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy.

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  8. Booker's drive to legalize marijuana picks up supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | NJ.com

    ... challenged by Smart Approaches to Marijuana, an anti-legalization group whose advisers include former Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.), a Brigantine resident who sits on the presidential opioid commission chaired by Gov. Chris Christie ; and by ...

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  9. The reaction to Booker's marijuana bill that he doesn't want to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    ... executive of Smart Approaches to Marijuana, an anti-legalization group whose advisers include former Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.), a Brigantine resident who sits on the presidential opioid commission chaired by Gov. Chris Christie . "It's a noble ...

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  10. America's Addiction Crisis Needs More Than a CureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The New York Observer

    ... of anonymity. Caron has engaged prominent recovered addicts and alcoholics, such as former Congressman Patrick Kennedy and his cousin, author Christopher Kennedy Lawford, as public advocates. Former Miss USA Tara Conner, whose alcoholism and drug ...

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  11. Meet Kevin Sabet, USA's Most Influential Critic of Marijuana LegalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Denver Westword

    ... spoke to Sabet in January 2013 , just prior to SAM's launch in Denver, when he appeared alongside co-founder Patrick Kennedy, a former congressman from Rhode Island and a member of the Kennedy political dynasty. Sabet's background is similarly ...

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  12. Chris Christie says Trump 'deserves credit' for declaring opioid epidemic national emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... a Republican, the opioids commission includes Democrats Gov. Roy Cooper of North Carolina and former Rep. Patrick Kennedy of Rhode Island and Republican Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts. Christie has long been a passionate voice in confronting ...

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  13. Trump should declare national emergency over opioid crisis, drug commissioner saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | NJ.com

    TRENTON -- President Donald Trump should declare a national emergency in response to the surge in opioid addiction, according to the only medical professional on the presidential commission created to battle drug addiction this spring. Bertha K. Madras, a professor of psychobiology at Harvard Medical School who sits on the commission chaired by Gov. Chris Christie, said she does not know what Trump will do, but told NJ Advance Media on Tuesday that declaring a national emergency would allow the president to take immediate action.

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  14. White House Opioid Commission Sends Draft Report To TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | WGBH

    Two of the report's recommendations are central concerns of former Congressman Patrick Kennedy and Governor Charlie Baker - both members of the five-person commission. The commission is chaired by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

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  15. White House Drug Commission Implores Trump To Declare A State Of EmergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    ... are working with North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and former Rhode Island Democratic Rep. Patrick Kennedy to address the addiction crisis. A recent STAT analysis predicts the annual death toll from opioids will rise by roughly 35 percent ...

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  16. White House Opioid Panel Urges Trump to Declare State of EmergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Scientific American

    ... and includes Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts, Gov. Roy Cooper of North Carolina, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, and Bertha Madras, a psychobiology professor at Harvard University. It was established by an executive order in March, but ...

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  17. Trump's Opioid Commission Calls for a State of EmergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Government Executive

    ... also includes Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, and the Harvard Medical School psychobiology professor Bertha Madras. The report recommended a number of other reforms to ...

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  18. White House opioid commission asks Trump to declare 'national...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | WOAY

    ... the stigma that is often associated with addiction. One member of the commission, former congressman Patrick Kennedy, has been outspoken about both his struggles with addiction and his passion for removing addiction stigma. "These diseases are ...

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  19. Report: Opioid death toll 'equal to Sept. 11 every three weeks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Greenwich Citizen

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center, chairman of the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, peaks at the beginning of the first meeting of the commission on combating drug addiction and the opioid crisis on June 16, 2017 in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House complex in Washington. From left are , Dr. Bertha K. Madras, a Harvard Medical School professor who specializes in addiction biology, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, Christie, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, and former Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy.

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  20. How Christie's commission wants to fight opioid addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | NJ.com

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center, chairman of the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, speaks at the beginning of the panel's first meeting on June 16. From left are Dr. Bertha K. Madras, a Harvard Medical School professor who specializes in addiction biology; Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker; Christie; North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, and former Rep. Patrick Kennedy , recently complained about delays in the commission issuing its first report.

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