Over 3,500 Pennsylvanians died from drug overdoses last year, more than died in traffic accidents.
And for every death there are many more overdoses that hurt Pennsylvania families. The opioid problem knows no economic or geographic boundary—it has affected Pennsylvanians across our state.
Paul will act swiftly and compassionately to end the epidemic by going after the suppliers of the drugs and improving treatment for addicts. He will also help law enforcement prosecute dealers, including reinstating mandatory minimum sentences for these dealers.