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Chuck Grassley's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Full Name: Charles 'Chuck' E. Grassley
Office: U.S. Senate (IA) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1980
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Barbara; 5 Children: Lee, Wendy, Robin, Michele, Jay
Birth Date: 09/17/1933
Birth Place: New Hartford
Home City: New Hartford, IA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Synthetic Drugs Get Temporary Halt From DEA
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Drugs
Aug. 26, 2014 Grassley Welcomes Investigation of DEA Payments to Amtrak Employee
Aug. 7, 2014 Letter to Michele M. Leonhart, Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - DEA Payment of $854,460 for Amtrak Passenger Information
July 29, 2014 Detention of Daniel Chong
July 10, 2014 Grassley Reacts to Findings in Inspector General Report on Drug Enforcement Administration's Alleged Mistreatment and Detainment of College Student
June 24, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - The Effect of the Use of Patient Satisfaction Surveys on the Abuse of Prescription Opioid Pain Pain Relievers
May 22, 2014 "Bad Habit" is Breaking Bad
May 14, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control - America's Addiction to Opioids: Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse
May 13, 2014 Hire More Heroes Act of 2014
May 7, 2014 Grassley Welcomes Latest Synthetic Drugs Crackdown
April 30, 2014 Grassley Statement at Hearing on Oversight of the Drug Enforcement Administration
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Drug Enforcement Administration
April 8, 2014 Grassley Floor Statement on the Fair Sentencing Act
April 1, 2014 Letter to Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Director of Financial Crimes Enforcement Network - Answers on Guidance Provided to Banks on Illegal Marijuana Money
March 28, 2014 Letter to B. Todd Jones, Director of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - Disciplinary Action Taken against Key Operation Fast and Furious Players
March 18, 2014 Blog: National Youth Synthetic Drug Awareness Week
March 12, 2014 National Youth Synthetic Drug Awareness Week
Feb. 7, 2014 Q&A: Federal Sentencing Reforms
Feb. 5, 2014 GOP Senate, House Lawmaker Inquiry Reveals Weak Administration Oversight of Drug Discount Program for Uninsured, Low-Income Americans
Dec. 12, 2013 Feinstein, Grassley Outline Steps to Combat West African Drug Trade
Nov. 18, 2013 Illicit Drugs as Candy-flavored Kid Bait
Nov. 12, 2013 Stricter Penalties for Selling Candy-flavored Illegal Drugs to Children
Sept. 25, 2013 Hearing Explores Ongoing Problem of Dangerous Synthetic Drugs
Sept. 25, 2013 USA Today - Overdoses Attributed to Club Drug 'Molly' Increase
April 18, 2013 GAO Report on Caribbean Anti-Drug Trafficking Programs
April 11, 2013 Feinstein, Grassley Introduce Bill to Combat Transnational Organized Crime
Feb. 13, 2013 New GAO Report on Meth Ingredient Restrictions
Feb. 5, 2013 Klobuchar, Grassley Reintroduce Legislation to Crack Down on Anti-Competitive Pay-for-Delay Deals
Oct. 19, 2012 Rozga Family Receives Anti-drug Advocacy Role from White House
Sept. 21, 2012 Senators Blumenthal, Kohl, Grassley Seek to Protect the Elderly and Taxpayers from Abusive Overprescribing of Antipsychotics
July 26, 2012 National Crackdown on Synthetic Drugs
June 25, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
June 8, 2012 Letter to Chairman Harkin, Ranking Member Enzi, Chairman Upton, and Ranking Member Waxman
June 7, 2012 Grassley, Feinstein Release Report on Drug Demand Reduction Strategies
May 24, 2012 Senate Passes Grassley Bill to Ban Dangerous Synthetic Drugs
May 23, 2012 Leahy-Grassley Bill to Increase Penalties for Counterfeit Drugs Adopted in FDA Bill
May 23, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
May 22, 2012 Kohl, Grassley and Blumenthal Seek to Cut Misuse of Antipsychotics
May 16, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control - Drug Trafficking in West Africa
April 23, 2012 Letter to Daniel Inouye and Thad Cochran, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Defense Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Appropriations
March 29, 2012 Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Leahy, Grassley Bill to Reauthorize Drug Free Communities Program
March 22, 2012 Hearing of the Health Care Subcommittee of the Senate Finance Committee - Prescription Drug Abuse: How are Medicare and Medicaid Adapting to the Challenge?
March 19, 2012 Q&A on Medical Device Safety
March 7, 2012 Senate Approves Leahy-Grassley Bill to Increase Penalties for Counterfeit Drugs
March 6, 2012 Leahy, Grassley Introduce Bill to Reauthorize Drug Free Communities Program
March 6, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 5, 2012 Grassley, Enzi, Hatch, Pitts Seek Details of Discount Drug Program
Feb. 15, 2012 Synthetic Drug Use
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