Attorney General Sean Reyes joined U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, along with several other state’s AGs, to address the nation’s opioid epidemic and deliver a new opioid policy announcement in a press conference in Washington, D.C. yesterday. AG Reyes shared about the effect of the epidemic in Utah and steps being taken to fight the addiction and trafficking of drugs statewide. In his statement, Reyes said,
“When we work together, we work best. There is hope, as devastating as this issue is, working together we can overcome and eradicate this threat from our communities.”
To watch the entire press conference, go here: https://www.justice.gov/opa/video/justice-department-delivers-new-opioid-policy-announcement. AG Reyes starts his statement about the fight in Utah at 30:22.
See KUTV2’s coverage of the event below.