Better mail monitoring is one part of new federal opioid legislation

OCTOBER 24, 2018

By Shauna Johnson

“This is a chemical weapon and it has been used to destroy and undermine families and bring a lot of destruction and hardship to communities,” Ridge said during a Wednesday conference call ahead of a White House bill signing ceremony that afternoon.

Included in it is the STOP Act which mandates advanced electronic data collections on all international packages, like those delivered through the U.S. Postal Service, with implementation deadlines for the agency, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Customs and Border Protection.