"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."
– Ronald Reagan
Treatment Opioid And Other Substance Abuse Use Disorders
📋Certainly in contention for the 2020 humdingers of special interest bills with a potential price tag of over $11M dollars in NEW taxpayer costs and untold costs to private citizens and businesses. Disguised as government’s solution to substance abuse disorders, this bill will do more harm than good by relaxing rules and access to drug paraphernalia like needles, syringes and antidote drugs. This puts Colorado one step closer to creating unsafe heroin and drug injection sites.
⏰Passed in the Senate Health & Human Services Committee (Jan 30th) on a 4-1 vote. Referred to Committee on Appropriations.
✏️ Prime Sponsors of SB20-007:
📖 Read the full bill text here: SB20-007