Maryland Prosecutors Filing Charges in Overdose Cases

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As the opioid death toll mounts, Maryland prosecutors are bringing charges of manslaughter and even murder against those who are supplying users with fatal doses, the Baltimore Sun reports. The move remains rare. Prosecutors in seven counties have brought such charges, says the Maryland State’s Attorneys’ Association. “They’re dealing in death,” said Charles County State’s Attorney Tony Covington. “It’s . . .

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