Protecting Americans from Dangerous Opioids Act - S.419
There are over 25 proposed bills in the House and Senate related to opioids, drug addiction, education, etc. Most are in the Energy and Commerce committee, a few are in the Judiciary and Veterans Affairs. A search for "opioid" at https://www.congress.gov will bring up the following: S.2772, HR 4969, HR 4981, HR 4976, HR 4918, S 2423, HR 3677, HR 2805, HR 2872, HR 1821, S 1641 and the list goes on.
What is the point of all this? To get a handle on this epidemic.
If you want to make a difference, support a bill with others who are concerned about the future of the country. You can start by voting yes on HR 4447. Eventually, if enough rational citizens begin to connect the dots between the problem, the solution and the committees deciding on the issue, you can make a difference.
Links to the legislation, the committees and other media sources are listed below.