Christie: Trump committed to opioid emergency declaration

first_img Tags policy Log In | Learn More Associated Press STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond. What is it? By Associated Press Sept. 19, 2017 Reprints What’s included? Politics Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. GET STARTED Christie: Trump committed to opioid emergency declaration TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie outlined in an interim opioid commission report to President Donald Trump that the “first and most urgent” recommendation was to declare a national emergency, but the effort has been delayed by legal and administrative questions.Christie, a Republican who chairs Trump’s anti-opioid panel, downplayed the White House’s delay in implementing the commission’s signature recommendation on Monday during a Trenton news conference on the issue and after a roundtable discussion on the crisis with pharmaceutical executives. Andrew Burton/Getty Images About the Author Reprints Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT+ and enjoy your first 30 days free! GET STARTEDlast_img

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