Medical Amnesty Series: Part 2

Screen Shot 2016-03-29 at 3.10.17 PMLocal Law Enforcement officials say easy access to opioid drugs is why Athens is one of several cities in the state where overdose deaths are rising. That’s despite a two-year old Amnesty Law designed to prevent them. The law ensures if someone is dying of an overdose, a friend can get help and not risk getting in trouble. Reporter Mary Grace Shaw continues her her look at Georgia’s Amnesty Law and how it can save lives.

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By: Mary Grace Shaw