Justice Department announces new steps to combat opioid epidemic

ㅤ”‘Today we are facing the worst drug crisis in American history, with one American dying of a drug overdose every nine minutes,’ Sessions said at a press conference.
ㅤ’We need to use every lawful tool we have — and we will. This department will continue to take whatever steps we deem appropriate and effective toward our goal of turning the tide.’
ㅤThe $12 million in grant funding will assistant law enforcement in combating illegal manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine, heroin and prescription opioids, Sessions said.'”

Full story and video at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) • doj, drug cartels, drugs, fbi, heroin, heroin epidemic, jeff sessions, justice department, mexican cartels, opioid crisis, opioid epidemic, opioids, sessions

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