Call 911 Good Samaritan Policies

There were 4,329 drug-related deaths in Florida from January to June 2011.
The highest occurring deaths directly caused by drug and alcohol:
* Benzodiazepines: 545
* Oxycodone: 607
* Methadone: 341
* Cocaine: 294
* Ethyl Alcohol: 269
There were 2,112 deaths directly caused by prescription drug overdoses
3.4 of every 1,000 infants born in a hospital in 2009 suffered from neonatal abstinence syndrome, caused by a withdrawal from drugs after birth.
Source: Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association and the 2011 Medical Examiners Commission Interim Drug Report
New law aims to save lives in overdose situations
Call 911 Good Samaritan Policies

It is too bad that the state is not putting as much effort into preventive measures.

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1 Response to Call 911 Good Samaritan Policies

  1. KC Please check your email….I’ve sent a couple of them. I have an online Fundraiser for You to get you to the Citizen’s Safety Task Force meeting on 11-13. if you want to go. They are going to begin Prison Reforms…..I sent you our Sin By Silence Bills and NO Shackling bills….in case you want to ask them to begin legislation…….You need to provide email addresses for your party invitations… is shopping online. Tis the Season! in the address bar. 530-432-4110.

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