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The Utah House of Representatives’ Blog

An average of 6 people a week die in Utah as a result of overdosing on prescription opioids.

Speaker Greg Hughes talked with Doug Wright Show on KSL Newsradio about the lawsuit the Salt Lake County is filing against drug manufacturers. Listen here: goo.gl/QSSgy3.
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Press conference: Speaker Greg Hughes, Mayor Ben McAdams, District Attorney Sim Gill and families of those affected by the opioid crisis announcing Salt Lake County's intent to pursue legal action against opioid drug manufacturers. ... See MoreSee Less

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On this Veterans Day, we want to express our gratitude and thank the brave men and women who have served in the military in this great nation. ... See MoreSee Less

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Speaker Greg Hughes, Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox and Steve Starks, president of Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment, announcing the launch of phase three of Operation Rio Grande, known as “Dignity of Work.” ... See MoreSee Less

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Speaker Greg Hughes, DEA District Agent in Charge Brian Besser, announced Tuesday, November 8, 2017, the DEA 360 strategy. The program will serve as a resource in assisting Utah in the fight against the heroin and prescription drug abuse epidemic. It is comprised of a three-fold approach that includes law enforcement, diversion control and community outreach efforts to break the cycle of drug trafficking, violence and abuse.

Utah Attorney General's Office, Utah Department of Public Safety Commissioner Keith Squires, Medical Director of Utah Naloxone Dr. Jennifer Plumb, Cheif of Violent Crime Prosecution for the U.S. Attorney’s Office Vernon Stejskal, Shweta Adyanthaya from CADCA, and LeAnn Barber Saldivar, CEO of the Sugar House Boys & Girls Club attended the event.
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