During the 15 minutes of speech by Mr. President of USA ,Trump said he will
declare next week a national emergency on opioid abuse, a move that could give states access to federal funds to fight the drug crisis.
The United States is battling a surge in opioid-related deaths, including 33,000 lives lost in 2015, more than any year on record, according to federal data.
As it was expected of Trump to provide a preview of his plans for tackling drug demand and the opioid crisis in his statement on Thursday.
” Trump told Fox Channel:“Next week, I’m going to (be) declaring an emergency, (a) national emergency on drugs.”
Sources: Fox news- reuters