No one in DC has been aggressive enough when it comes to addressing the opiate crisis that has ripped through many (mostly red) states. And the newly proposed health care bill would strip out what limited addiction support those states are getting now.

+ Vice: Drug companies sued for flooding West Virginia county with 40 million doses of opioids.

+ Former NFL players are suing the league for plying “players with powerful painkillers and anti-inflammatories each season” You can take repeated blows to the head and body and pump yourself full of addictive painkillers. But no smoking pot. Sports really is a microcosm of society…

+ The new health plan would also strip away Obamacare’s 10 percent excise tax on indoor tanning services. (To celebrate, they’re having a sale on orange tinting.)