Press Release  | 09/20/2001

Landmark Bill to Prevent Drug Overdose Passes CA Legislature with Unanimous Bipartisan Support, Awaits Governor

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Drug Deaths Match those from Car Crashes, Gunshot Wounds in Some Counties

A California Senator and emergency room physician today joined a widow whose husband died of a heroin overdose to urge Governor Gray Davis to support the nation's first drug overdose prevention bill. The bill has already passed the California State Legislature with unanimous bipartisan support, and now awaits the Governor's signature to turn the bill into law.

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