Agenda Comparison Grid Brief Assignment
Part 1: Agenda Comparison Grid
According to CDC, approximately, 85,000 death occur each year in the United States are attributed to alcohol abuse and 5,000 infants are born each year with fetal alcohol syndrome. So, also, approximately, 440,000 deaths occur each year that attributed to cigarette smoking, which makes it leads preventable cause of death in the United States.
Administration (President Name)
George W. Bush
Describe the administrative agenda focus related to this issue for the current and two previous presidents.
August 29th, 2018, President Donald Trump announced $90.9 million in grants to 731 local drug prevention coalitions. The grants will provide local community coalitions funding to prevent youth substance use, including prescription drugs, marijuana, tobacco, and alcohol. (The White House 2018).
President Obama declared “The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act” In the year 2009 also provides FDA with regulatory authority to regulate marketing and promotion of tobacco products and set performance standards for tobacco products to protect the public health.
December 2014, The Obama administration remains steadfast in its commitment to reduce drug use and its consequences—and we know that the best way to reduce drug use is to prevent it from ever starting.
Presidential Obama announced Proclamation — National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, 2016. (“Presidential Proclamation — National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, 2016,” 2016).
A proclamation made by president George W. Bush, in 2007. Our Nation is committed to the health and well-being of our youth. On Child Health Day, we reaffirm our commitment to helping children develop good nutrition habits and active lifestyles, so that they can grow into healthy and productive adults (“Child Health Day, 2007,” 2007).
Children today face many risks, such as alcohol and drug use, obesity, smoking, and other dangers. As parents and role models to America’s youth, we have a responsibility to teach them about the importance of healthy behavior, daily exercise, and good nutrition.
Identify the allocations of financial and other resources that the current and two previous presidents dedicated to this issue.
President Trump announced $90.9 million in grants to 731 local drug prevention coalitions.
The grants will provide local community coalitions funding to prevent youth substance use, including prescription drugs, marijuana, tobacco, and alcohol. President Trump and the ONDCP Deputy Director James W. Carroll hosted a roundtable discussion with DFC grant awardees and Youth Representatives at the White House.
President Barack Obama proposed investing $1 billion to expand access to treatment for prescription opioid misuse and heroin use. He continued to urge the Congress to fund treatment like he have proposed — because if they fund these efforts, we can help more individuals across our country seek help, complete treatment, and sustain recovery.
The President proposed a three-year, $150-million initiative to help youth at risk of gang influence and involvement. Through grants to faith-based and community organizations targeting youth ages 8-17, the initiative will help some of America’s communities that are most in need. These organizations will provide a positive model for youth – one that respects women and rejects violence.
Explain how each of the presidential administrations approached the issue.
President Donald Trump said he will continue to provide grants to the DFC Program for the community coalitions to strengthen the infrastructure among local partners to create and sustain a reduction in local youth substance use.
President Obama said he will continue urging the Congress to fund treatment like I have proposed — because if they fund these efforts, we can help more individuals across our country seek help, complete treatment, and sustain recovery.
President Obama declared National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month (“Presidential Proclamation — National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, 2016,” 2016).
President George W. Bush addressed the issue of alcohol and tobacco use in the population by focusing on young adult and supporting organization that provide positive model to youth.
President Trump Awards an Historic Number of DFC Grants to Prevent Youth Substance Use. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/president-trump-awards-historic-number-dfc-grants-prevent-youth-substance-use/
Presidential Proclamation — National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, 2016. (2016, August 31). Retrieved from https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/the-press-office/2016/08/31/presidential-proclamation-national-alcohol-and-drug-addiction-recovery
Fact Sheet: Helping America’s Youth. (2005, February 2). Retrieved from https://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2005/02/20050202-15.html
Child Health Day, 2007. (2007, October 1). Retrieved from https://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2007/10/20071001-4.html