Bill Would Allow Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty for Dealers of Fentanyl-Laced Heroin

A bill introduced in the U.S. House this week would allow federal prosecutors to seek capital punishment or life imprisonment for dealers of fentanyl-laced heroin, The Huffington Post reports.

The Help Ensure Lives are Protected Act, introduced by Representative Tom Reed of New York, is co-sponsored by Ted Yoho of Florida, Doug LaMalfa of California, Bill Flores of Texas and Steve Chabot of Ohio. Reed and all of the co-sponsors are Republican.

Full story of death penalty for dealers of fentanyl-laced heroin at drugfree.org

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Will Savage

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