But the fact that opioid painkillers can be, and have been, improperly prescribed should not cause us to lose sight of the fact that opioid painkillers serve a legitimate medical purpose.
Trump also responded to a USA Today report that said he has had contact with Mueller since the investigation started, signalling his cooperation, but that "no notes" were being passed.
"When I was growing up, they had LSD". About 52,000 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2015, or a rate of 142 each day.
American diplomats in Cuba have been attacked by an "advanced sonic device", a weapon that has wrecked their hearing.
In Florida, the emergency declaration issued in May enabled Gov. Rick Scott to quickly allocate some $27 million in federal funds for drug treatment and prevention. That's not humorous to me for the simple reason that the murderous impulses of Kim Jong Un, however buffoonish a figure he cuts, are neither funny nor hypothetical.
The companies use the money to trim out-of-pocket costs for deductibles and copayments for around 7 million low- and middle-income people. His claim of the credit is entirely unjustified.
STAMP: We need all the right people in the room to make sure that we can make a decision in time to move people out of harm's way, shelter them and everything else, getting everybody's attention focused, and strategies and driving programs and processes.
On Capitol Hill, a number of Republicans have been grumbling about life under President Trump.
Then came a warning shot.
After a decade of research, North Korea conducted its first successful nuclear bomb test in October 2006.
Putin's Russia, which Trump has curiously assuaged and exalted, called Trump weak and humiliated for signing sanctions legislation. And on North Korea, Trump has offered little more than dangerous bluster. The study looked at how many opioid prescriptions emergency physicians gave to about 377,000 Medicare beneficiaries from 2008 through 2011. US Vice President Mike Pence has said no such talks are being considered. The account is currently private.
Attorneys general in Ohio and Missouri are suing drug companies that market opioids.
Russia's foreign minister says the risk of a military conflict between the U.S. and North Korea is "very high".
"That's my responsibility", Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday. They weren't authorized to discuss the confidential exchanges and spoke on condition of anonymity. Some, in desperation, resort to heroin and synthetic opioids smuggled into the US by Mexican drug cartels.
At a park in central Pyongyang Friday evening, young people practiced volleyball and grandparents and parents watched children on climbing frames and swings. "I took over a mess and we're going to make it a lot less messy".
Trump hasn't held a solo news conference since February 16, and he frequently passes up on other opportunities to answer questions from the White House press corps.
For example, 6 in 10 Republicans and Trump backers want the GOP to continue its repeal and replace drive in Congress.
"Donald Trump is seriously sick".
Trump tweeted: "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". "Let's see what he does with Guam", Trump said in apparent reference to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea crossed the president's red line within hours, threatening Guam.
The State Department has yet to release details of how it will handle the reduction, but most of the cuts will likely impact locally hired Russian staffers, Politico reported.
Trump said this week the U.S. would unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S.