volume xxiii no. 46 - march 7 2016

States Still Fighting Multi-Front War Against Opioid Abuse | 03-04-2016

When Joanne Peterson and a friend were involved in a car accident in 2014 that sent them to the emergency room, she was shocked when a doctor tried to prescribe them the pain medication oxycodone. Sold under a variety of brand names, oxycodone is an opioid...

Bird’s Eye View

Majority of States Have Good Samaritan Laws | 03-04-2016

States have enacted numerous laws to combat the epidemic of opioid-related deaths plaguing much of the United States. Most common are so-called “Good Samaritan” laws that generally give a person civil or criminal immunity for seeking help...

Politics & Leadership

Once Around the Statehouse Lightly

Trumped But Good| 03-04-2016

Southern Charm| 03-04-2016

It's Alive!| 03-04-2016

Well, That Stinks!| 03-04-2016