Congresswoman Miller announces $1 million to combat opioids in West Virginia

WASHINGTON D.C. (WOAY) – Congresswoman Carol Miller (R-WV) today announced a $1,000,000 grant from the Department of Justice’s COPS Anti-Methamphetamine Program (CAMP) and Anti-Heroin Task Force (AHTF) program to the state of West Virginia to aid in the fight against the manufacturing and distribution of illegal substances.

“I am committed to fighting the opioid epidemic that has plagued West Virginia for so long,” said Congresswoman Miller. “This funding will provide our local law enforcement with the tools and support to cut off the distribution of deadly drugs in our communities. I am proud of the work we’ve done to ban fentanyl and increase treatment services, and this partnership with the Department of Justice will move us closer to ending this crisis.”

This funding will help local law enforcement agencies locate and investigate the illicit activities related to the distribution of heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil, methamphetamine, and/or prescription opioids in the state.

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