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Energy & Commerce To Hold Hearing On Opioid Epidemic, CARA Implementation

September 12, 2017
The House Energy & Commerce Committee will hold a full committee hearing in October to discuss the opioid epidemic. The committee aims to get an update on implementation of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) and discuss efforts to combat the epidemic, E&C committee chair Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) announced in a Tuesday (Sept. 12) Morning Consult editorial. The announcement comes one month after President Donald Trump said the opioid epidemic is an emergency. “It’s a national emergency...

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