Thursday, November 30, 2017

Show-Me Junkie Convenience And Proposed Opioid Crisis Solutions For Missouri

Tough choices and/or common sense policy given the growing number of addicts . . . Read more:

State health director backs law allowing needle exchange

Missouri should legalize needle exchanges for intravenous drug users as a way to combat hepatitis C and other blood-borne diseases that spread easily when syringes are shared, state health director Randall Williams said Wednesday.Speaking to reporters at the end of a four-hour opioid summit that drew more than 300 participants, Williams said needle exchanges would be another step in saving addicts' lives, like the law that allows anyone to purchase the overdose reversal drug naloxone.Surgeon


Anonymous said...

Maybe if we had prayer in schools we wouldn’t have an opiod crisis.

Byron Funkhouser said...

Not to worry, Kelly Ann Conway has been tasked with solving this problem.

Anonymous said...

You live in ground zero for the opioids crisis, Byron, you tell us - what's the solution?