U.S. House GOP takes aim at fake pills containing deadly fentanyl sold on social media

The Republican majority held a roundtable on options to curb fentanyl abuse

By: - January 26, 2023 4:18 am
People in businesswear sit talking and reading papers at tables in a full room

Republicans on the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee took aim at fentanyl on multiple fronts, including legal immunity granted to technology companies, and the flows of synthetic opioids, like fake pills laced with illicit fentanyl, entering the U.S. at the Southwest border. The event was organized by the Republican majority, and was not a formal congressional hearing. (Ashley Murray/States Newsroom)

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Ashley Murray
Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.