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Comments for: Panel recommends against bill to encourage 911 calls in case of drug overdoses

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  • Anonymous

    We are for public safety…ehhhh….sometimes….

  • Really?? This makes no sense. Why take steps to further dissuade folks from calling 911? This sends a clear message that we would rather see pain patients dead than calling for help in case of an overdose. (The evidence shows that those who are dying from an overdose are a mix of pain patients and “drug users” — only think is that you can’t tell where someone got a prescription when they are in an overdose, so folks just don’t call 911 when there is an overdose for fear of the cops). There is a lot of work to do here. Maine can’t afford to have more overdoses! I thought we pay the police to be public safety for EVERYONE.

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