Google will once again accept advertising from U.S. addiction treatment centers, Reuters reports. A company based in Portland, Oregon will vet the ads. Last year, Google suspended treatment center ads after it was found many of them were deceptive and misleading.
The Drug Enforcement Administration this week proposed changing rules that govern the amount of prescription opioids that drug manufacturers can produce each year. The changes could sharply reduce the annual production of opioids, Reuters reports.
A new survey finds 53 percent of Americans view addiction as a disease, the Associated Press reports. Fewer than 20 percent are willing to closely associate with someone with a drug addiction, according to the survey.