Study on Opioid Misuse Prevention

nc-stampHB 778 – LRC/Opioid Misuse Prevention

Primary Sponsor: Rep. Bobbie Richardson (D – Franklin)

This bill would authorize the Legislative Research Commission to study effective evidence-based strategies for preventing opioid misuse and overdose.

The study would examine the following:

  • Average age of individuals misusing opioids;
  • How individuals misusing opioids began misusing them;
  • Length of time individuals misusing opioids have been misusing them.

This bill has been referred to the House Rules and Operations Committee.


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