opioid epidemic

I recently introduced an amendment to the Postal Reform Act that would bar the Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) from granting package security waivers to Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran in an...
Texas and entities in the settlement will receive the money, which will principally go toward opioid overdose treatment, prevention and education, over the next 18 years.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a $290 million settlement agreement Tuesday with pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson over what the state claims were deceptive marketing tactics that contributed to the...
Drug Enforcement Administration agents seized 27 trailer loads of opiates from a Woodfield Pharma distribution center. Investigators believe the company lost tens of millions of opiate doses over the past three years.
I recently joined  America’s Newsroom on Fox News with anchors Bill Hemmer and Dana Perino to discuss President Biden's decision to reverse a policy under President Trump that would make a drug that treats opioid addiction...
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and I released the following statements after our Substance Abuse Prevention Act, a bipartisan bill to reauthorize drug abuse programs, passed as a part of The...
To help patients and their families, we need to recognize and stop policies that worsen despair and disconnection, and get back to working together to strengthen American communities.
By closing a loophole in drug regulations, this legislation would help stop companies from distributing opioids under false pretenses and fueling this epidemic.
This legislation works to expand access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for individuals in incarceration and would create a new grant program within the Department of Justice for state and local governments to provide...
After asking President Biden to change his misguided policy, I’m grateful that the President has agreed to expand access to a proven opioid addiction treatment.
Under the law, prescriptions for acute pain – such as immediately after surgery or injury – can’t exceed 10 days and can’t include any refills.
Yesterday on the floor, I spoke ahead of the Senate’s vote on the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 to highlight my legislation which would reauthorize programs that help reduce the demand of drugs and to discuss...
 

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