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February 28, 2020  | 

Addiction Policy Update – February 2020



Office of National Drug Control Policy

On Monday the 3rd, the ONDCP released a new National Treatment Plan and Drug Control Strategy, including metrics such as:

Following the release, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chair announced the Committee will hold a hearing with the ONDCP Director on the 27th.



This past week, the House Bipartisan Opioid Task Force released a legislative agenda for the 116th Congress, and the House Energy and Commerce Committee Health Subcommittee will be holding a hearing on a variety of legislation addressing opioid misuse and overdoses.



Holly Strain and Carol McDaid of Capitol Decisions have generously provided the information used for this Policy Update.




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