A joint presser with US President Donald Trump and President Johnson will be held in Miami today to discuss “drug-related health issues and the drug war,” as well as the possibility of a bipartisan drug strategy.
The president and Johnson are scheduled to hold the event at Miami Dade College.
The two leaders will also discuss how the US can move forward from a drug war that has left tens of thousands dead.
Both leaders have expressed concern about the rise of the opioid epidemic and have pledged to tackle the problem as a top priority of their administrations.
In February, the two met in Florida and have spoken about drug policy and the opioid crisis in recent months.
In March, Johnson signed legislation allowing states to enact laws to treat opioid addiction as a health issue, though it is not yet clear if they would go into effect in states that have not yet passed such laws.
Johnson also signed legislation in July to expand Medicaid coverage for the treatment of opioid addiction.