Hogan Proposes Limits on Opioid Prescriptions to Tackle Heroin Crisis

Gov. Larry Hogan outlined a package of anti-heroin proposals Tuesday — including strict limits on doctors’ ability to write prescriptions for the opioid pills that can turn patients into addicts.

Hogan also proposed stiff penalties for dealers who supply deadly drugs and created a new command center to coordinate authorities’ response to what he acknowledged is a worsening crisis.

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