Drug abuse bills may help improve prison overcrowding

A local state senator thinks new legislation addressing prescription drug abuse might help the state deal with its overcrowding prisons.
State Sen. Frank Deem, R-Wood, commented recently on legislation submitted to the Senate by Sen. Evan Jenkins, D-Cabell, and others to address continuing problems with prescription drug abuse.
”Some of it, in part, can address what is wrong,” Deem said of rising prescription drug abuse.

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