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A CRIMINAL CHARGE SHOULD NOT DEFINE YOU PRESERVE YOUR REPUTATION

OPIATES, AMNESTY AND ISSUE 1

In this episode of Law and Society, Andrew discusses the background and statistics behind opiates and fentanyl, amnesty and Issue 1; answering questions such as:

  • Why is fentanyl replacing heroin as the drug of choice?

  • What are the extra dangers associated with fentanyl?

  • What criminal penalties are associated with using opiates?

  • Can I be charged if I sell drugs to someone who overdoses?

  • Do I have complete amnesty if I call to report an overdose?

  • What are exceptions to amnesty when reporting an overdose?