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There have been 33 policies introduced over the past month

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Places restrictions on both the length of supply and reason for prescription of certain opioids by practitioners.

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Mar 7 2019
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Places restrictions on both the length of supply and reason for prescription of certain opioids by practitioners.

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Mar 7 2019
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Establishes a study on the effects of State legalized marijuana on the State's public health, criminal justice, employment, and economy conducted by the National Academy of Sciences.

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Mar 7 2019
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Imposes new restrictions on the use of solitary confinement and other restrictive housing conditions for inmates, taking into account mental health consequences of such conditions.

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Mar 7 2019
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Authorizes appropriations to manage and research chronic wasting disease, a prion transmitted disease of the nervous system that affects deer, elk, and moose.

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Mar 6 2019
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Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to restrict the use of flavors in electronic cigarettes.

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Mar 5 2019
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Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to restrict the use of flavors in electronic cigarettes.

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Mar 5 2019
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Requests views on whether the Nuclear Regulatory Commission should resume rulemaking on ground water protection near uranium in situ recovery facilities now that the Environmental Protection Agency is no longer pursuing its own regulations for such facilities.

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May 3 2019
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Mar 1 2019
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Expands access to acupuncture services for individuals under the care of the Department of Veterans Affairs or Medicare to treat certain conditions, including stress, substance abuse, pain, and symptoms related to traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress.

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Mar 1 2019
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Finalizes DOE regulation requiring Comprehensive Oil Spill Response Plans and information sharing agreements for route segments traveled by High Hazard Flammable Trains (HHFTs).  

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Feb 28 2019
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Unanimous joint resolution put forward by Senate Democrats affirming the reality of climate change and affirming that Congress should take immediate action to address it.

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Feb 28 2019
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Instructs the Department of Veterans Affairs to understand how media campaigns can be used to prevent suicide and raise awareness about mental health and enhance oversight of these processes.

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Feb 28 2019
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