In the News House Passes Bipartisan Legislation on Opioids

Published June 22, 2018

The House voted 396 to 14 to send the Senate more than 50 bills aimed at tackling the opioid crisis.

The bills, nearly all of which were bipartisan, were wrapped into a single package, named the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6). They aim to study the crisis and treatment efforts, increase treatment options and bed space, aid the development of non-addictive pain treatments, fight trafficking of counterfeit and illicit drugs, and more.

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