Fund Opioid Treatment by Establishing an Excise Tax on Manufacturers of Opioids
|Sponsor:||Representative Margaret O'Neil, House 15|
|Bill #:||LD 1362|
UPDATE: This bill has been placed on the special appropriations table.
UPDATE: This bill has been amended and passed by the House and Senate.
This bill establishes the Opioid Stewardship Fund within the Fund for a Healthy Maine for the purpose of supporting opioid use disorder prevention, treatment and recovery funded by an excise tax of 0.1¢ per morphine milligram equivalent assessed against opioid drug manufacturers for opioid drugs purchased by consumers in the State.