Canada’s Public Health Agency estimated that around 4,000 people died from opioids last year.
Chelsea Clinton thanked the president.
"This fast-moving epidemic does not stay within state and county lines."
The president's proposed budget indicates that the White House will focus on addressing opioids as it plans to devote nearly $13 billion toward the epidemic.
The budget President Donald Trump is set to release on Monday is expected to slash the drug office’s funding.
“It means nothing if it has no funding to push it forward,” Kennedy said.
"Fentanyl is not a choice. It’s a contamination crisis.”
An opioid at the heart of America's drug epidemic will be used for death row executions in Nevada and Nebraska if the never-before-tried combination of drugs is approved.
Doctors are much more likely to prescribe opioid medication to white patients than their black and Latino counterparts.
The photo "displays exactly what heroin addiction is," she says.
The name comes from a word meaning "heroic."