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Lawmakers Propose Stronger Punishments For Dealers

Lawmakers Propose Stronger Punishments For Dealers

A new bill filed by Missouri lawmakers may lead to stronger punishments for drug dealers.  KMOV reports Representative Jeff Roorda filed a bill yesterday that would allow prosecutors to charge a drug dealer with manslaughter if the dealer sells to someone who dies of an overdose.  A similar bill was passed in Illinois earlier this year.   

 

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