On October 3, 2018, the Senate approved H.R. 6: Substance Use Disorder Prevention That Promotes Opioid Recovery & Treatment For Patients & Communities Act (SUPPORT Act) and sent it to the president for signature. He is expected to sign the legislation, but as of October 13, had not done so. [Editor's note: the bill was signed on October 24, 2018.] The SUPPORT Act reauthorizes funding from the Cures Act, which put $500 million a year toward the opioid crisis; however, the SUPPORT Act does not appropriate funding. The provisions of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act are . . .
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