Medical Amnesty Series: Part 1

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President Obama is addressing the national Drug and Heroin summit in Georgia because of a drug epidemic. The number of young people in Georgia dying of drug overdoses continues to increase despite passage of the 911 Medical Amnesty Law. The law protects anybody experiencing a drug or alcohol overdose from being arrested charged or prosecuted, and it also protects anybody who helps the victims of overdoses. State lawmakers passed the 911 Medical Amnesty law two years ago, but if you look at the growing number of heroin deaths some question whether young people are even aware of the law which could save their lives or the lives of their friends. Grady Newsource Reporter Mary Grace Shaw introduces you to the two women whose shattering losses have them hard at work, so no other mothers have to bury their children.

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By: Mary Grace Shaw


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