Chicago News: Mayor Emanuel Announces That 4,000 Residents Received Opioid Addiction Services Thanks To Fees Generated By Pharmaceutical Representative License

13Jul - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



CHICAGO, IL – Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel with the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) announced a new milestone in the City’s continued fight against the opioid epidemic.  Nearly 1,500 pharmaceutical representatives have obtained a Regulated Business License since the ordinance took effect on July 1, 2017, exceeding the original estimate of 1,000 licensees.  The licensing fees freed up revenue that is being invested in opioid addiction treatment and screenings for approximately 4,000 residents in 2017, mostly on Chicago’s West Side. 

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