PNS Daily Newscast - March 20, 2018 

President Trump again calls for the death penalty for drug dealers, but groups in New Hampshire say they oppose the get-tough approach. Also on today’s rundown: A protest against expanding tar-sands oil refining in California; and in Seattle, a group demands a moratorium on youth jail construction.

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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention

CONCORD, N.H. – A House committee will hear testimony on a bill that would reauthorize New Hampshire's Medicaid Expansion program. Rebecca ...Read More
CONCORD, N.H. – President Donald Trump is calling for tough law-enforcement measures to fight the opioid epidemic – measures drug policy ...Read More
TINLEY PARK, Ill. – Five months into a yearlong campaign to reduce underage drinking in Illinois, advocates say headway is being made. "Know ...Read More
CONCORD, N.H. — More than 142,000 Americans had so-called "despair deaths" in 2016 - meaning from drugs, alcohol or suicide. But prevention ...Read More
SEATTLE – The Trump administration is proposing harsher penalties for drug offenses, even as states such as Washington look for other solutions ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa – Supporters of a bill that would reduce the penalties for first time marijuana possession say it would save Iowans money and ...Read More
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Volunteers with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network gathered at the state Capitol on Tuesday to urge lawmakers to pass ...Read More
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The biannual Child Trends report shows New Mexico children suffer traumatic events at a higher rate than kids in almost any ...Read More
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota's television ad that portrays the Grim Reaper as a driver's conscience was so popular when it debuted during last ...Read More
NEW YORK – Drug-policy watchdog groups are calling Gov. Andrew Cuomo's announcement that he is adding fentanyl analogs to New York State's ...Read More
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