Cummings seeks answers on Trump administration’s response to drug crisis

Maryland 7th District Congressman Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, criticizes Trump administration’s response to the drug crisis during a hearing with the head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Small businesses feel impacts of the opioid epidemic

DUNDALK, Maryland – In a quiet suburb outside Baltimore, down the street from a church and walking distance from a grocery store, one white house is not like the rest. Inside, positive messages cover the walls and sobriety coins hang…

Gallery: Mail inspections key in war on drugs

NEW YORK – With a surge in drugs coming through international mail to the United States, Capital News Service recently visited a secure facility at John F. Kennedy International Airport to watch U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and their…

Harford County opens mobile house to open eyes about addiction

With the opioid epidemic sweeping the nation, Harford County’s sheriff’s office is raising awareness in a unique way.

Maryland’s first stand-alone in-patient addiction center breaks ground

Ground was ceremonially broken Tuesday in Linthicum Heights in Anne Arundel County for the Maryland House Detox which will become the state’s first stand alone in-patient detox center when it opens this coming spring.

House committee seeks input on opioid crisis in visit to Baltimore

Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform gathered at John’s Hopkins Hospital with Maryland leaders to discuss solutions to the nation’s opioid epidemic.

Christie urges Congressional panel to fund opioid fight

BALTIMORE — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sent a clear message in his testimony as a witness at a U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform field hearing Tuesday at The Johns Hopkins Hospital: The opioid fight must be…

Advocates demonstrate on Capitol Hill for additional funding to fight opioid addiction

Dozens of protestors gathered outside House Speaker Paul Ryan’s office, as well as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday. The group demanded additional funding for help treating addiction and the opioid epidemic.