Governor signs bill intended to decrease overdose deaths
By Kevin Dayton
July 8, 2015
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM Gov. David Ige signed Senate Bill 982, known as the “Good Samaritan” bill, Tuesday at the Capitol. The bill establishes limited legal immunity from drug-related laws for individuals who seek medical assistance for themselves or others experiencing a drug or alcohol overdose.