About the bill
More than 20,000 Americans died from synthetic drug overdoses in 2016. That represents 31 percent of all drug overdose deaths, a surging percentage in recent years — more than double the number from 2015.
A bill called the Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues (SITSA) Act aims to combat on the growing epidemic of synthetic drug deaths. But would it give Jeff Sessions too much power?
There are more than 400 known types of synthetic — or “artificial” — drugs, which mimic the effects of substances including cocaine and ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 24th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 18, 2018
Length: 30 pages
H.R. 2851 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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