WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives on Friday passed the largest opioids legislative package in recent history, with provisions directing federal agencies to prioritize training, support recovery centers and conduct research on multiple fronts to help combat the growing epidemic.

The “Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act” is made up of 58 House-approved individual bills, making it the most ambitious congressional push yet to address the opioids epidemic, which killed 42,000 people in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control

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