Opioids and STOP Pain Initiative Act
U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai'i) and U.S. Representatives Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and David McKinley (R-W.V.) introduced the Opioids and STOP Pain Initiative Act, legislation that establishes a new large-scale initiative at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand research on opioid misuse, the understanding of pain, and the discovery of non-addictive, non-opioid alternatives to treat and prevent pain.