Indiana senator jim merritt

Indiana lawmaker proposes 19 bills to help fight the opiate epidemic

Indiana senator jim merritt
Indiana Senator Jim Merritt

Senator Jim Merritt proposes several new bills to continue Indiana's efforts to face the opiate epidemic head on.

As Indiana faces the opiate epidemic that is currently ripping through our nation, Indiana Senator Jim Merritt has proposed 19 new bills to help fight this crisis. Senator Merritt is an advocate for those in recovery and continues his fight against addiction. These 19 bills range in scope from tightening the reigns on how legal opiates are prescribed to creating programs focused specifically on pregnant women.

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