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