Trump declares national emergency on opioid abuse

(Reuters, August 10) President Trump recently declared the opioid epidemic a national emergency.image of opioids and needle

"The opioid crisis is an emergency and I'm saying officially right now it is an emergency," Trump told reporters in New Jersey. "We're going to draw it up and we're going to make it a national emergency. It is a serious problem, the likes of which we have never had." Read more.