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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
Date Title
Issue Position: Health and Wellness
Issue Position: Seniors
July 1, 2015 Durbin Discusses Legislation To Combat Heroin Epidemic
June 23, 2015 Senators Seek to Reduce Drug Deaths with Overdose Prevention Act
April 14, 2015 Durbin, Blumenthal 'Troubled' By FDA Inaction On Mislabeled Supplements
March 26, 2015 Durbin, Reed Applaud New Initiative To Strike Back At Growing Heroin Epidemic
March 26, 2015 Reed, Durbin Applaud New Initiative to Strike Back at Growing Heroin Epidemic
March 17, 2015 Durbin, Feinstein, Blumenthal To FDA: Use Existing Authority To Protect Consumers From Contaminated Dietary Supplement
March 17, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - OxyPro Safety
Feb. 23, 2015 Durbin, Public Health Organizations Mark 25th Anniversary Of Smoke-Free Commercial Flights
Feb. 13, 2015 Booker Joins Bipartisan Coalition to Introduce the Smarter Sentencing Act
Feb. 12, 2015 Markey Joins Senators to Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize Program to Curb Prescription Drug Addiction
Feb. 11, 2015 Reed, Durbin, Blumenthal, Brown Introduce Legislation To Close Tobacco Tax Loopholes
Feb. 9, 2015 Durbin Votes To Confirm Michael Botticelli As Director Of The Office Of National Drug Control Policy
Feb. 2, 2015 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Regulate Electronic Cigarettes
Dec. 23, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Opioid Abuse
Dec. 22, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - More Needs to be Done to Address Heroin Epidemic
Sept. 19, 2014 Durbin Announces More Than $2.7 Million in DOJ Funding to Support Illinois Drug-Free Communities
Sept. 15, 2014 RELEASE: Lee & Durbin: According to CBO, Smarter Sentencing Bill Would Reduce Prison Costs by More Than $4 Billion
Sept. 12, 2014 Durbin Announces More Than $233,000 in DOJ Funding for Kane County Drug Court Programs
July 31, 2014 Durbin, Reed Take Action to Help Address Drug Overdoes Epidemic
July 31, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 26, 2014 Durbin, Shaheen, Toomey, Sessions Introduce Bill to Reauthorize Program to Curb Prescription Drug Addiction
May 14, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, and Willliam J. Baer, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice - Regarding Pfizer's Potential Takeover of AstraZeneca
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy - Prohibit Tobacco Sales at Naval Bases, Aboard Ships
March 25, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - FDA Must Regulate E-Cigarettes and Other Nicotine Delivery Products
March 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Finalize Regulations for Tobacco Products
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Dough McMillon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart - Remove Tobacco Products from Stores
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathew Burwell - Review Rule To Regulate The Manufacturing, Sale, And Marketing Of E-Cigarettes
Aug. 12, 2013 Durbin Statement on Drug Sentencing Reform Speech by AG Holder
July 30, 2013 Nomination of Kent Yoshiho Hirozawa to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board -- Continued
April 26, 2013 Senators Lautenberg, Durbin, Harkin, and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Stop Tobacco Smuggling, Close Tobacco Tax Loopholes, and Increase Federal Tobacco Taxes
March 22, 2013 Letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg - Develop Tobacco Warning Labels
Feb. 4, 2013 Tobacco Control Accomplishment and Tobacco Tax Parity Act
May 2, 2012 Senators Respond to New Data on Tobacco Tax Loophole
April 4, 2012 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of U.S. Food and Drug Administration
March 21, 2012 Affordable Health Care Act
March 12, 2012 Durbin: Liquor Sale Cut-Off Should Be Permanent, Late Night Club Scene Still Must Be Addressed
March 9, 2012 Letter to John T. Standley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rite Aid Pharmacy - Deceptive Marketing Practices
March 8, 2012 Senators: Surgeon General's Report on Youth Smoking Epidemic a Call to Action For State and Federal Government
March 8, 2012 Letter to Mr. John T. Standley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rite Aid Pharmacy
March 7, 2012 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration
March 2, 2012 Durbin: Congress Must Act to Protect Families Across Illinois from Critical Drug Shortages
Feb. 29, 2012 Durbin: Justice Department Should Move Quickly to Appeal US District Court Ruling on Cigarette Warning Labels
Dec. 22, 2011 Letter to Mark Emmert, President, The National Collegiate Athletic Association
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration
Nov. 30, 2011 Durbin, Lautenberg Applaud DOJ Appeal of Ruling That Blocks New Tobacco Warning Labels
Oct. 20, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued
Oct. 20, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012
Oct. 19, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued
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