Family Docs Join the Drug War

Family Docs Join the Drug War:

In the war on drugs, the White House has tried just about every weapon—punitive policy, rehab programs, ads featuring fried eggs. For its next strike, it has some new recruits: family doctors. Seventeen states currently have simple, federally funded drug-and-alcohol-screening programs in place at major trauma centers. The Office of National Drug Control Policy is now trying to take the idea into general practitioners’ offices nationwide.