Generation Rx: The Abuse of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs
Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Time: 02:00 PM

Agenda


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs and the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control on "Generation Rx: The Abuse of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs" for Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.

Chairman Biden will preside.

Member Statements


  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)
  2. Senator Joe Biden Jr. (D - DE)
  3. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D - CA)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. Derek Clark
    Director
    Clinton Substance Abuse Council
    Clinton , IA
  2. Mitsy Fetko, RN
    Parent of Carl Hennon
    New Albany , OH
  3. Leonard J. Paulozzi, M.D., M.P.H.
    Medical Epidemiologist, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Atlanta , GA
  4. Nora D. Volkow, M.D.
    Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse
    U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Washington , DC
  5. Steve Pasierb
    President and CEO
    The Partnership for a Drug-Free America
    New York , NY