...the FDA, like the CDC, is just one part of the massive Department of Health and Human Services, and therefore subject to all sorts of political influence and frankly, pressure.
Category: Public Policy
Investments, costs, regulations, laws, courts and prisons– what helps? What’s useless or worse- harmful? What’s the cost to the taxpayer? And the economy? And the families? And, oh, yes… the people suffering from addictive disease?
This is in part a course correction from the trend of several decades ago, when the emphasis was on cutting expenses in the naive belief all addicts could be successfully treated on an outpatient basis.Read More