Proposed Maryland bill to criminalize distribution of heroin or fentanyl  

Proposed Maryland bill to criminalize distribution of heroin or fentanyl  

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By LANA MUTNICK

ANNAPOLIS – Lawmakers in the Maryland General Assembly are hearing bills to prohibit the distribution of heroin and fentanyl without lawful authority to do so.  Victoria & Scottie’s Law is named in honor of two individuals who died from fentanyl overdoses. The bill would impose up to 20 years of imprisonment on anyone convicted of selling these substances that lead to serious bodily injury or death.

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