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Multiple heroin-related bills await Walker’s signature

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Shamane Mills, Wisconsin Public Radio

Several bills aimed at addressing heroin use in Wisconsin are on their way to Gov. Scott Walker's desk.

One of the measures would shield heroin users from criminal charges if they call 911 to report an overdose or take an overdose patient to the hospital. Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls, said that’s because often when people use heroin, they use it with their friends.

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