Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy

Government
4:44 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

State Senator Clark Says Proposed Heroin Legislation is "A Bad Bill"

Credit Kentucky Senate courtesy Commonwealth of Kentucky

A Kentucky lawmaker is taking issue with proposed legislation aimed at tackling the state’s growing heroin problem. 

Legislation from Republican Senator Katie Stine would raise penalties for heroin traffickers and punish dealers by reclassifying overdose deaths as criminal homicide when there is sufficient evidence. 

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