DEA Didn’t Bring Concerns Over Pill Dumping Bill To Us, NC Representatives Say
DEA didn’t bring concerns over pill dumping bill to us, NC representatives say
No one from the Drug Enforcement Administration expressed concerns to him about a now controversial drug bill that he co-sponsored twice before it became law, and the money the drug industry poured into Congress did not alter the vote, a North Carolina representative said this week.
Rep. George Holding co-sponsored the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2013 and of 2014. Neither became law. A Senate bill with the same name — and only small changes — unanimously passed both chambers of Congress in 2016 and was signed into law by President Barack Obama.
Holding did not co-sponsor the House version of …