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Ashley Moody Urges State Department to Do More to Combat Fentanyl

Last week, state Attorney General Ashley Moody urged the U.S. Department of State to take a tougher approach to stem the influx of deadly fentanyl into Florida and the nation as a whole. Moody stressed...
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Vern Buchanan Calls on House Leadership to Do More Against Fentanyl

Authorities have already intercepted 4,241 pounds of the deadly drug this calendar year – a 365 percent increase over the same period in 2020. Furthermore, fentanyl seizures have been increasing since 2018.

Stephanie Murphy Weighs in on China’s Role in America’s Opioid Crisis

Last week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., joined U.S. Rep. David Trone, D-Md., and a panel of experts in a discussion about China’s role in America’s opioid crisis, how the crisis is harming American families and communities and what more the U.S. can do to combat the problem.

Robin Mather: Authorities Fear COVID-19 is Making Opioid Abuse Worse

The pandemic’s stress and isolation have increased drug use and increasing the chances of an overdose with no one present to render first aid or call for help.
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Vern Buchanan’s, Marco Rubio’s Bill Hitting Mexico, China for Illegal Fentanyl Included in NDAA

A proposal from two Florida Republicans to crack down on fentanyl being brought in to the U.S. from China, Mexico and other nations was included in the final version of the National Defense Authorization...
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