Hampton Roads Delegation Surprised They Helped Pass a Law That Weakens Opioid Enforcement
Hampton Roads delegation surprised they helped pass a law that weakens opioid enforcement
Those in the Hampton Roads delegation, like most members of Congress, were surprised to learn recently that they passed a law last year that makes it harder for the Drug Enforcement Administration to go after opioid drug producers for suspicious sales.
A few of Virginia’s federal lawmakers said they want to reverse the law, while others said they need to know more about what happened. All were frustrated that such a significant change could be engineered without anyone raising an objection.
“This is the stuff that frustrates the heck out of everybody,” Sen. Mark Warner said. “When something gets …