Criminal Justice Expert Hails Opioid Crisis Act of 2018

In all of the turmoil over investigations about Russian influence in U.S. elections and the attention paid to the bipartisan sentence reform act, another act passed by Congress has gone relatively unnoticed. However, according to criminal justice expert Paul Brakke,  Congress’ recent passage of the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 (OCRA) in October is an important step in combating the growing opioid use disorder which now has its own acronym – OUD.