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Wisconsin Senate takes up two more heroin-related bills Tuesday

Heroin and drug paraphernalia (courtesy of FOX 11).
Heroin and drug paraphernalia (courtesy of FOX 11).

MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - Wisconsin senators are expected to vote on two more bills Tuesday to fight the state's growing abuse of heroin.

One measure would give rapid sanctions to heroin convicts who violate their probation and parole. The other bill requires the state to create regional opiate treatment centers in areas of the state which don't get that service now.

Assembly Republican John Nygren of Marinette sponsored both measures, after his daughter struggled with heroin abuse. Nygren also wrote four other heroin-related measures which have passed both houses and are now awaiting Governor Scott Walker's signature.

Among other things, those bills would grant limited immunity for those who report heroin overdoses to rescue agencies, and allow trained emergency responders to administer the heroin antidote Narcan.

(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)