Michigan Youngsters Won't Face Backlash From Reporting Drug Overdoses
Being a Good Samaritan in desperate times, will no longer land Michigan youngsters in jail.
“This allows immunity for people under 21 if there is a medical emergency to get help. So, I think this is something that can save lives.”
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Young Michiganders will not face drug charges when reporting life-threatening emergencies related to prescription drugs. That’s under a bill Governor Rick Snyder signed into law. Republican state Representative Al Pscholka introduced the so-called “good Samaritan” law.
The new law takes effect in 90 days.