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Tom Marino withdraws as drug czar nominee after controversy

Rep. Tom Marino, President Donald Trump's pick to be the nation's drug czar, is withdrawing from consideration. The news come after an investigation by The Washington Post and CBS' 60 Minutes concluded that Marino may have helped fuel the opioid crisis. The bombshell report looked at Marino's involvement in the 2016 law "Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act," which weakened the DEA's control over opioid drug distributors.

Source: Inform News

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