House passes Smith’s legislation to fight the opioid epidemic

Jason Smith for Congress

Three Rivers Publishing, October 10, 2018

Too many Missouri families have felt the heartache of the loss of a loved one or friend to opioid addiction. The epidemic has ravaged homes and small communities and left children without parents and parents without their children. There are many things we need to do from furthering tightening the flow of goods across our borders to continuing to give law enforcement at the borders and in our towns the resources they need to fight this outbreak of opioid abuse in the U.S. One area I have focused on is where most patients are first exposed to opioids and the setting where they are often left with unused medications, surgery. I recently authored and had President Trump sign into law the Perioperative Reduction of Opioids (PRO) Act which will reduce patients exposure to unnecessary opioids post surgery, look at alternative forms of rehabilitation, and give patients and information they need on how to safely dispose of leftover opioids when they are no longer needed. We have a long way to go in this fight, but I am hopeful my legislation can be one small step towards getting our county on the winning side of this battle.

CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT CONGRESSMAN SMITH’S BILL TO HELP FIGHT BACK AGAINST OPIOID ABUSE

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2 weeks ago
Jason Smith

I’m incredibly grateful to the people of southern Missouri for giving me the privilege of continuing to fight for them in Washington. Serving as our voice in the United States Congress has – and always will be – my highest honor. As a 7th generation Missourian I take great pride in fighting to preserve the values, beliefs, and ways of life we all hold dear.

Americans rightfully expect Congress to come together and find solutions to reversing the sharpest rise in cost of living in 40 years, to help lower gas prices, and secure our border. I’m ready for the important work which lies ahead to restore our country’s standing, to enact policies which make our economy strong, to make our communities secure, to restore freedom as the central pillar of our country, and to make sure government is held accountable.
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We the people want term limits

Time for Kevin McCarthy and McConnell to go. I don’t believe anything significant can be done as long as they are the leaders. The democrats and their policies are horrible for this country. Republicans need to quit playing defense and go on offense.

I hope you are ready to reach across the aisle. Obstructing legislation makes it impossible to get anything done. I also hope you have solutions and not finger pointing. The whining and pointing fingers is so degrading for you.

Can you please start pushing for term limits and start focusing on getting manufacturing back to where it was pre nafta in the 8th district?

Thank you…. I know how hard that job must be…

Make us proud, where we won't be sorry

Thank you, Jason for all you have done and continue to do...from a 9th generation American from Southeast Missouri!

You got our vote!

Congratulations!! We miss you!!

Congratulations

Glad your there now just return phone calls or e-mails

Congratulations 🎈

Congratulations.

Thanks for all the work you have done.

Congratulations

Thank you for serving 🇺🇸

You got my vote

So how did a bill get passed on semi automatic guns in the house

Congratulations… I see political gerrymandering worked out well for you AGAIN!!!! I pray you do better than you have in the past. Thank goodness Biden pass the infrastructure bill. Now you will have the money to fix our bridges and roads that you have not been able to fix in all the years you have represented us. 

We have been waiting for the last six years for you to work across the aisle....never happened plus you have tried to destroy the values, beliefs, and way of life we hold dear.

We need new leadership. It is time for Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell to step aside.

So Jason Smith, does this mean we will finally get NEW leadership???

Do you support term limits

Great, thank the rednecks in Jeff City that created an 80-20 GOP district and allow you to pick your own voters rather than have the voters pick you.

Got to get the food prices down milk 6.22 a gallon is crazy

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3 weeks ago
Jason Smith

Today we turn the page. Today we put an END to the madness. GO VOTE. #REDWAVE ... See MoreSee Less

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Voted. Red all the way.🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

Voted red. Let us see some action to make American life's better, instead of working for party work for the American people

BLUE WAVE, ALL THE WAY!!!

I’m praying that the large turnout means, “We’ve had enough!!”

Americans want term limits, securing the border, inflation and energy independence. How about working these in while we control House and senate.

Red all the way!!

We voted around 10 and had to wait in by line one gentleman leaving said good turnout the ladies working the table said they had been busy all morning

Yes!!

I can’t vote cause I’m stationed in Washington and can’t figure out how to vote but I sure hope we get red all across

YES!!! We were there at 630 this morning!!!

this didn't age well

Red tsunami. Interesting there was a blood moon lunar eclipse this morning it was a sign

Voted Red last Monday.

The process used in the electoral college also needs to be applied to state levels. This way the bigger cities like St. Louis and Kansas City don't get to rule the roost in their states. Please pass this along to everyone you know. We need to email and call all of our representatives, congressmen, and senators. We need to corner them when we see them. We need to plaster this all over their social media outlets. Please get the word out.

Well, this post didn't age well 🤣🤣

Voted all red!!!

Best of luck today from the Dements ! 🇺🇸

Congratulations Jason!

We voted red

Voted for you, straight red

YES I DID

But we still have to deal with Biden and Cackler

Our precinct had over 50% turnout!

DRAIN THE SWAMP!!!

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3 weeks ago
Jason Smith

I’m grateful to have the support of Donald Trump Jr! Check out this video to find out what he had to say! ... See MoreSee Less

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Missouri has been under Republican rule for 2 decades and the majority of rural MO voters vote against themselves time after time. It's maddening to watch. Jason Smith is not for the people of this state and I don't remember a time that he ever was.

He got my vote a long time ago

You have my vote!

support the FDA Modernization Act 2.0 (S.5002), to utilize modern advances in science and technology

Why don’t you answer emails? My veteran husband needs hearing aids! You and your staff are worthless when it comes to veteran care.

Lil Donny is a prick

Congrats on your landslide win.

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Really, Traitor Donald Trump Jr..........LOL well you're two peas in a pod!!!!

Yep

Jason Smith has the support of the sycophantic son of a wannabe dictator who is still trying to dismantle our democracy! Maybe not something to brag about, Congressman Jason Smith

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