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Outlines priorities and strategies to address the ongoing opioid crisis with an emphasis on preventing and treating addiction, and reducing availability of opioids.

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Jan 31 2019
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Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

Provides for further comprehensive research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke on unruptured intracranial aneurysms.

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Jan 31 2019
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House of Representatives

Expands coverage of mental health services, including marriage and family therapist services, under Medicare.

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Jan 31 2019
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House of Representatives

Expands coverage of mental health services, including marriage and family therapist services, under Medicare.

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Jan 31 2019
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Senate

Requires prominent labeling of genetically engineered status pertaining to salmon.

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Jan 30 2019
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Senate

Commissions a study on how virtual currencies and marketplaces are utilized in the trafficking of sex or drugs, particularly focused on opioids that contribute to the ongoing opioid crisis.

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Jan 28 2019
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House of Representatives

Reports findings on e-cigarette use among youth and makes policy suggestions for its prevention.

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Jan 28 2019
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American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Describes the strategic plan of the Nanotechnology Research Center (NTRC) for fiscal years (FY) 2018-2025, which addresses measures to protect the nanotechnology workforce.

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Jan 24 2019
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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Aims to help reduce U.S. carbon pollution by up to 45% from 2016 levels by 2030, and over 90% by 2050, by pricing carbon at $15 per metric ton,  increased by $10 every year.

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Jan 24 2019
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Post-Fukushima Nuclear Regulatory Commission safety rule that requires U.S. commercial nuclear reactors to maintain resources and procedures to cool a reactor’s core and spent fuel pool, as well as preserve the reactor’s containment, following a disabling event, among other safety requirements.

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Jan 24 2019
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Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

Commissions a study through the Department of Veterans Affairs to better understand the efficacy and safety of medicinal cannabis for those diagnosed with chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder, or other conditions deemed appropriate.

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Jan 24 2019
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House of Representatives

Proposes policy options for integrating clinical health and mental health services.

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Jan 24 2019
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Bipartisan Policy Center

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