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2/13/2018

New syringe access program perfected in the Missouri Legislature

New syringe access program perfected in the Missouri Legislature

Posted 6:17 PM 2/20/2018 by Chelsea Haynes, KOMU 8 News

JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri House of Representatives perfected a bill on Tuesday, to make it legal for local Missouri health organizations to provide free needles to drug users.

Missouri House Bill 1620, “exempts health care entities registered with the (More)

2/12/2018

"Kenny's Law" reaches senate committee following Glasgow teen's death

"Kenny's Law" reaches senate committee following Glasgow teen's death

Posted 3:25 AM 2/13/2018 by Charles Nichelson, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - State lawmakers said they are taking steps to combat the teenage suicide rate in Missouri, after a case in Missouri caught national attention.

Senator Jamilah Nasheed (D-St. Louis), who lost her mother to suicide, is sponsoring Senate Bill 791 (More)

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