Leader Guthrie on the Need to Address Fentanyl-Related Substances to Save Lives
Washington, D.C. — Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY) delivered the following remarks in a Health Subcommittee hearing remarks in a Health Subcommittee hearing entitled, “The Overdose Crisis: Interagency Proposal to Combat Illicit Fentanyl-Related Substances.”
Excerpts of remarks as prepared for delivery:
THE STEPS AHEAD
“Today we are discussing how to permanently combat the trafficking of illicit fentanyl-related substances.
“This committee has a bipartisan history of addressing the growing opioid epidemic.
“For example, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, included my bill, the Comprehensive Opioid Recovery...