ONTARIO — Since June, the House has passed several bills to address the nation’s growing opioid crisis. According to information in a report by the National Center of Health Statistics, opioids — such as oxycodone, hydrocodone and fentanyl — accounted for more than 42,000 fatalities in the U.S. in 2016. Opioids currently account for 115 deaths each day, according to a news release from Oregon Rep. Greg Walden, R-Hood River.
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Lawmakers applaud passage of opioid act, which has 70 bipartisan bills
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