Author: Paul Chace

Paul Chace is a former member of the Maine House of Representatives where he served for two terms representing the people of District 46.

Some things aren’t always what they seem. Such is the case in the state legislature with many well-meaning bill titles, for example, LD 793 “An Act to Improve Accountability of Opioid Manufacturers” As with so many things in Augusta, the details will surprise you. Everyone in Maine is aware of the devastating effect the opioid epidemic has had on our state. With this in mind, there are two areas that must be addressed in order to move the needle on the crisis. First we must help the people that have already become addicted and second, we need to put standards…

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