Attorney General Pam Bondi News Release
March 19, 2018
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Attorney General Bondi’s Statement on President Trump’s Initiative to Combat Opioid Abuse

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi today issued the following statement regarding President Donald J. Trump’s nationwide initiative to combat opioid abuse and reduce drug supply and demand:

“I want to thank President Trump for his leadership combating the opioid crisis and saving lives, and as a member of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, I am pleased with the role we played in developing this nationwide initiative. The President’s comprehensive approach will help stop the influx of dangerous drugs, treat addiction, raise awareness and hinder the spread of this deadly epidemic claiming approximately 175 lives in our country every day.”