4/22/2014 8:42 AM
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Nick
Rahall says he has arranged a roundtable discussion with federal and West
Virginia officials on the state's prescription drug abuse and trafficking
The event is being held Tuesday in
Atlanta in conjunction with a national drug abuse summit.
Rahall is co-chair of the
Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse. He has called for a review of
the federal response to the prescription drug abuse problem in West Virginia.
Michael Motticelli, acting director of
the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, is one of the federal
officials attending the roundtable. West Virginia State Police Capt. Tim
Bledsoe and Huntington Police Capt. Hank Dial are among the state participants.
Community organizations and economic development agencies also will be
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