Trump enacts anti-opioid abuse package in rare bipartisan step
from Reuters via Physician's Weekly
Medical treatment will be more widely available to opioid abusers while mailing illicit drugs will be more difficult under a measure to fight drug addiction that was signed into law by President Donald Trump and included two ED-specific provisions developed by ACEP. In a year more typically marked by partisan gridlock, Trump signed the rare bipartisan package passed by Congress earlier this month to tackle a problem that led to a record 72,000 drug overdose deaths in 2017.
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