House Passes Package of Bills to Fight Opioid Addiction

USA TODAY (05/11) – The House on Wednesday passed a bipartisan package of bills to battle America’s growing epidemic of painkiller abuse and heroin addiction, but the White House said the legislation won’t accomplish much unless Congress provides more than $1 billion to fund the new programs. House members are expected to overwhelmingly approve a total of 18 bills this week focused on opioid addiction, treatment and prevention. Read more

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