President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid drug addiction calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where it’s appropriate under current law.
Trump unveiled his plan Monday in New Hampshire, a state hard-hit by the crisis.
He announced a new website — crisisnextdoor.gov — that warned of the dangers of opioids, including fentanyl. He also called for broadcasting “great commercials” during “the right shows” that demonstrate to children “how bad” drugs are.
Trump also said cutting the illicit drug flow through a stronger southern border and a crackdown on sanctuary cities in necessary. He is calling on Congress to make that happen.