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GRASSLEY CALLS FOR STRATEGY TO ADDRESS DRUG OVERDOSE CRISIS

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IOWA SENATOR CHUCK GRASSLEY IS CALLING ON THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION TO TAKE ACTION ON THE NATION’S DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS WHICH, ACCORDING TO THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL, HIT A NEW RECORD HIGH IN 2020.

DRUGS1 OC…….”REAL PROBLEM” :10

GRASSLEY SAYS THE ADMINISTRATION “ISN’T SERIOUS” ABOUT WORKING WITH CONGRESS TO FIND SOLUTIONS TO THE MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF EXTREMELY LETHAL DRUGS THAT ARE BEING SMUGGLED INTO THE U-S.

DRUGS2 OC………”10 TIMES OVER” :17

GRASSLEY WAS SCHEDULED TO TAKE PART IN A SENATE CAUCUS ON INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL HEARING TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

HE SAYS IT’S VERY DIFFICULT TO WRITE LEGISLATION THAT SPECIFIES WHAT SORTS OF DRUGS NEED TO BE MORE CLOSELY REGULATED OR BANNED.

DRUGS3 OC……. “PURE FENTANYL” :18

HE’S CALLING ON BIDEN TO CREATE “A COORDINATED NATIONAL STRATEGY” TO ADDRESS THE “OVERDOSE CRISIS.”