House Lawmakers Probe Opioid Makers’ Role in Epidemic

(From The Washington Examiner)

House lawmakers are pressing major opioid manufacturers for information on the sales, marketing, and distribution of the substances and how they contributed to the current epidemic.

Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent letters to three major opioid makers seeking documents and answers on the issue. The letters sent on Thursday are part of a larger probe by the committee into the factors contributing to the opioid crisis.

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