Opioids

There is no argument that the rise in opioid abuse needs to be addressed. Each party has a plan they back.
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FOR Republicans

The republican platform supports the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, which focuses on the frontlines battling opioid abuse. Examples include drug awareness, limiting prescriptions, and making the reversal drug Naloxone readily available to first responders. source

FOR Democrats

The democratic platform supports the CARE act, which focuses on regulating the systems that make opioids available. It would fund $100 billion over ten years to battle the opioid crisis. They also support penalties on companies that contribute to the rising problem and harsher restrictions on opioid prescriptions. source

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