Following recommendations by a joint City and County-led task force, Mayor moves to launch prevention and awareness campaigns, establish additional licensing requirements for pharmaceutical representatives, and increase investment in addiction treatment by 50 percent to keep residents safe from heroin and opioids
CHICAGO--(ENEWSPF)--October 6, 2016. Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced a series of efforts to combat heroin and opioid addiction throughout Chicago informed by a final report of the Chicago-Cook County Task Force on Heroin, which he convened with Chairman Ed Burke, 14th Ward, and Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin. These proposed efforts would increase the . . .