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Friday, May 20th, 2022

Public Health

National Drug Control Strategy forwarded to Congress

President Joe Biden has forwarded to Congress his administration's first National Drug Control Strategy, which is an initiative focused on a whole-of-government approach to address the overdose epidemic. “This Strategy goes after two big drivers of the opioid epidemic: untreated addiction and... Read More »

Measure seeks to end northern border mandates

U.S. Rep. Chris Jacobs (R-NY) has introduced the Northern Border Reopening Act, which urges the Biden administration to end COVID-19 mandates for Canadians crossing the U.S. northern border. “Vaccine mandates being imposed upon our truckers, workers in other essential industries, families, and... Read More »

Legislation targets fentanyl smugglers

U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Tim Burchett (R-TN), Tom Tiffany (R-WI), and Michael Guest (R-MS) recently introduced a measure they said would ensure fentanyl smuggler accountability for their role in the nation's opioid epidemic. The Fentanyl Trafficker Elimination Act seeks to increase... Read More »