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ASAP Urges the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis to Tackle the Global Drug Pipeline

Solutions Presented by the Commission Must Include Efforts to Tackle the Major Drug Pipeline in the Global Postal System

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As House Energy & Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on Fentanyl’s Role in Opioid Epidemic, ASAP Urges Legislative Action to Close Major Drug Pipeline

STOP Act would provide critical tools law enforcement needs to screen and stop dangerous and illegal packages.

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ASAP Calls on Centers for Disease Control to Investigate Number of Deaths Caused by Opioids Illegally Shipped Into the U.S.

As America’s opioid crisis intensifies, coalition calls for data and accountability on how deadly drugs are entering the U.S.

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ASAP Applauds Bipartisan Introduction of the STOP Act in the House and Senate

As America’s opioid epidemic grows, this critical legislation would close a dangerous loophole in the global postal system

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ASAP Applauds White House Call for Action to Close Security Gap in Global Postal System

WASHINGTON – Americans for Securing All Packages (ASAP) applauds the White House Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC) and numerous agencies, including the Department of State and the Department of Homeland Security, for their joint strategic plan announcing that “the time for action is now” to close a dangerous loophole in the global postal system.

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During Holiday Rush, A Loophole in the Global Postal Service Leaves Americans Vulnerable to Deadly Drugs and Hazardous Materials

WASHINGTON – For most Americans, the holiday season marks a time of cheer, festivities, family and giving. For online retailers and foreign manufacturers, it’s also one of the busiest times of year. As more Americans choose to purchase their gifts online, postal workers are working hard to process the influx of packages entering the U.S. from abroad. Meanwhile, a dangerous vulnerability in the global postal system poses significant risks to postal workers, American consumers and law enforcement officials alike.

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Americans for Securing All Packages Lauds Bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act, Calls for Congress to Close Global Pipeline Fueling America’s Opioid Epidemic

Washington – Americans for Securing All Packages (ASAP) commends bipartisan legislators in the House and Senate for passing the 21st Century Cures Act, a bill that will provide critical resources to address America’s opioid crisis. The bipartisan bill will provide states with $1 billion for opioid addiction and recovery services and will invest in key research projects at the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration.

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National Association of State EMS Officials Joins Coalition to Close Postal Pipeline Allowing Opioids into Communities Across the Country

First-Responders Serving at the Frontlines of America’s Opioid Epidemic Increasingly Exposed to Fentanyl Coming From Overseas

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Health Organizations Join Together to Address Harrowing Opioid and Heroin Overdose Epidemic

Washington, D.C. – As our nation continues to battle an unprecedented number of lethal overdoses in American communities, drug-related organizations are coming together to address a major security gap that allows illegal synthetic opioids, including the elephant tranquilizer carfentanil, to easily reach cities and rural towns across America. First responders have publicly identified synthetic drug shipments that are coming through the U.S. Postal Service. Yet every day, almost 1 million packages enter the country through the global postal service without important electronic security information needed by government agencies to identify illegal and lethal drugs.

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Administration Should Address Major Source Fueling Heroin and Opioids Crisis

As Obama Administration Works to Combat Epidemic, Pressure Mounts to Close Loophole Allowing Deadly Drugs into U.S.

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Majority of Voters Believe It Is Time to Close the Dangerous Security Loophole Allowing Millions of Unscreened Packages Into the U.S. Every Year

Today, Americans for Securing All Packages (ASAP) released a new survey showing that a majority of American voters believe it is time to close a security loophole that allows almost a million packages a day to enter the United States without the vital electronic data relied upon by federal agencies to target packages containing dangerous and illegal contents.

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National Security Experts Laud New Bipartisan House Bill to Close Dangerous Security Loophole in Global Postal System

Americans for Securing All Packages (ASAP) calls on Congress to keep Americans safe by closing security loophole that allows 340 million packages unscreened into the U.S. each year

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Bipartisan Security Experts Applaud New Senate Bill to Close Dangerous Security Loophole in the Global Postal System

ASAP coalition calls on U.S. leaders to keep American families safe by closing security loophole that allows 340 million packages a year to enter the U.S. unscreened

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15 Years After 9/11 Attacks, Major Security Loophole Is Exposing Millions of Americans to Risk of Terrorist Attacks

Bipartisan coalition calls on U.S. leaders to keep American families safe by closing security loophole that allows 340 million packages a year to enter the U.S. unscreened

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