‘Bad drug policy’: One Democrat’s switch to a ‘no’ vote
Rep. Lauren Davis, D-Shoreline, backed the legislation in April. Not today.
“This bill is bad drug policy,” she said because it “neutralizes” the most effective tools to combat the fentanyl crisis and help people into recovery.
And, she said, “It upholds the wrong notion that we can punish someone into recovery.”
The purpose of the special session is to solve a problem, Davis added. “This bill doesn’t solve the problem. It makes it worse.”
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