May 7, 2024

Young, Colleagues Mark National Fentanyl Awareness Day

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Todd Young joined a bipartisan group of Senate colleagues in introducing a resolution to designate May 7, 2024, as National Fentanyl Awareness Day. The bipartisan effort aims to underscore and inform the public about the dangers of counterfeit fentanyl pills. 

“Our resolution acknowledges the devastating impact fentanyl is having on communities in Indiana and across our nation and encourages efforts to combat the distribution of this deadly drug,” said Senator Young.  

In addition to Senator Young, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Laphonza Butler (D-Calif.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), Kyrsten Sinema (I-Ariz.), Bob Casey (D-Pa.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), Angus King (I-Maine), Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), and Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) also cosponsored the resolution.

Full text of the resolution can be found here.