Harm Reduction Ohio’s House testimony opposing sloppily written “get tough on fentanyl” bill
Harm Reduction Ohio President Dennis Cauchon gave testimony to the Ohio House Criminal Justice Committee on January 30, 2018, opposing SB 1, a bill designed to length sentences for drug offenses involving fentanyl and its analogs. Gary Daniels of the ACLU of Ohio...
Harm Reduction Ohio’s testimony on Senate Bill 1, Ohio’s sloppily written “get tough” on fentanyl bill
Bill punishes diluting fentanyl, not fentanyl. Will likely increase overdose death in Ohio. Senate Bill 1: Testimony, Ohio House Criminal Justice Committee Dennis Cauchon, President, Harm Reduction Ohio January 30, 2018 Fentanyl is different Chairman Manning, Vice...
How hard is it to test for the amount of drugs in a mixture?
Fentanyl and other drugs used in tiny microgram doses should be punished based on the actual amount of the drug, not the filler that can make up more than 99% of what’s sold.
Opposition to harsher fentanyl penalties
The Ohio Senate’s bill to reduce harm from fentanyl will likely increase overdose deaths and perpetuate the tragedy of mass imprisonment.