Elizabeth Warren’s $100 billion plan to fight the opioid epidemic, explained
Warren’s plan is the most ambitious attempt to tackle the opioid crisis, experts and advocates say.
Elizabeth Warren is rolling out another policy proposal as part of her presidential campaign: what experts and advocates call the best federal proposal for the opioid epidemic.
’s $100 billion plan to fight the opioid epidemic, explained'
“This is the first thing that really recognizes that [the #opioidcrisis] is a massive public health problem, like AIDS, and is not going to be solved by a tweak here, a tweak there.”
The #CAREact is modeled after the Ryan White CARE Act, which—after a long fight—provided significant funding to help communities combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic. We need that kind of big, structural change to tackle the opioid epidemic today.
The Warren policy steamroller continues