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Gupta Presented for Nomination to Drug Control Policy Post

September 28th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

President Joe Biden last month tabbed former West Virginia Health Officer Dr. Raoul Gupta as the next head of the office of Drug Control Policy. Last week, Senators Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Machin presented Gupta before a committee considering the nomination… 

Gupta’s experience with the opioid epidemic in the mountain state is not unlike the challenges being faced here in Western Maryland, where overdose deaths are up significantly to numbers prior to the pandemic.