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Pennsylvania: Support a Good Samaritan Policy and Naloxone Access in Pennsylvania

Save lives in Pennsylvania, support HB 2090: There is legislation before the Pennsylvania general assembly that would enact a statewide good samaritan policy and increase access to the life saving drug naloxone. You can find the full text of the … more

Florida: Support the Miami Syringe Exchange Pilot Program

Florida House Bill 491, which would authorize a syringe exchange program in Miami, needs your help. This bill died in the House last year because Chairman Baxley did not add it to his Judiciary Committee agenda, while the Senate version … more

Arizona: Tax and Regulate Marijuana in Arizona

Representative Ruben Gallego from Phoenix has introduced legislation (HB 2558) that would legalize marijuana cultivation, possession, and retail sale for adults in The Grand Canyon State. The full text of the measure can be found here. Right now in Arizona … more

Connecticut: S.B. 259, Reforming Drug Free School Zones

Drug Free School Zones in Connecticut are in place because of a law from more than a quarter century ago. The intent of these laws is to place schools, day-care centers and public housing complexes in a protected zone in … more

Michigan: Michigan Statewide Good Samaritan Policy

Michiganders! Show your support for enacting a statewide Good Samaritan Policy, write your representative today! Good Samaritan laws are important life-saving measures. The threat of punitive policies can often cause hesitation during confusing and stressful situations, the existence of a … more

Massachusetts: Taxing and Regulating Marijuana in Massachusetts

Please join us in support of Massachusetts H.B 1632, also known as the Cannabis Regulation & Taxation Act. If this bill becomes law, as it stands right now Massachusetts would become the third state to legalize marijuana and the first … more

Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Statewide Good Samaritan Policy

Show your support for enacting a statewide Good Samaritan Policy in Pennsylvania by writing your representative today! Good Samaritan laws are important life-saving measures. The threat of punitive policies can often cause hesitation during confusing and stressful situations, and the … more

Maryland: Maryland 911 Good Samaritan Law

Maryland’s House has passed a bill (HB 416) that would provide immunity from prosecution for people who seek assistance in a medical emergency. The bill now heads to the Maryland senate. Good Samaritan laws are important life-saving measures. The threat of … more

Maine: LD 1686 An Act To Address Preventable Deaths from Drug Overdose

Last month, Maine’s House of Representatives Committee on Health and Human Services heard testimony from members of the community about a bill that would expand access to narcan (Naloxone Hcl) and help prevent drug overdoses in Maine. Last legislative session … more

Indiana : S.B 314 Legalization of Industrial Hemp & Small amounts of Marijuana

In January Indiana State Senator Karen Tallian introduced Senate Bill 314, which would legalize industrial hemp as well as small amounts of marijuana. This bill would be a huge benefit to our state because it would save tens of millions … more