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Attorney General Sessions to speak at DEA360 Heroin and Opioid Response Summit in West Virginia

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of West Virginia

WASHINGTON – Attorney General Jeff Sessions will give the opening remarks at a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) 360 Heroin & Opioid Response Summit on THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017. The daylong event sponsored by the DEA, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy will bring together stakeholders and professionals working in law enforcement, prevention and education, treatment, recovery, health care and emergency response. The DEA’s 360 Strategy is designed to help cities and surrounding regions deal with the heroin and prescription drug abuse epidemic and the violent crime associated with it. The social media hashtag for the event is #DEA360Strategy.

WHO: Attorney General Jeff Sessions

WHAT: Speech at DEA360 Heroin & Opioid Response Summit.

9:00 a.m. EDT

WHERE: University of Charleston
2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston, WV 25304
(Camera Preset by for K9 Sweep: 8:15 a.m. EDT // Final Access: 8:40 a.m. EDT)

NOTE: All media must RSVP and present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials. The RSVP and event location logistics should be directed to David Traube, Director of Communications for the University of Charleston, at (304) 352-0014 or


For questions regarding the Attorney General’s visit, please contact Peter Carr in the Office of Public Affairs at 202 514-2007 or

Updated May 9, 2017

Community Outreach
Drug Trafficking
Prescription Drugs