Advocate says harsher fentanyl penalties won't reduce harm

Published: Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 11:50am
Updated: Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 12:38pm
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State Senate Republicans are pushing a bill that would significantly increase the penalties for anyone who makes, traffics or sells fentanyl.

Under the new bill an individual found guilty could face life in prison or the death penalty if a person dies from a fentanyl overdose.

For more on the implications of this legislation — and whether or not it’s likely to pass — The Show spoke to Haley Coles, executive director of Sonoran Prevention Works.

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