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As the Opioid Crisis Rages, There’s a Push to Keep Cops Away from Overdose Calls

Canada may soon have its own 'Good Samaritan' law that would shield people at the scene of a drug overdose from drug possession charges.
October 5, 2016, 8:08pm

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Police officers are being urged to treat drug overdoses as medical emergencies rather than crime scenes—and in some cases not show up at all.