Tenn. bill encourages prenatal intervention for opioid addiction

02/28/2013 | Chattanoogan.com (Tenn.)

The Tennessee Senate Health and Welfare Committee voted on Wednesday in favor of a bill, sponsored by Sen. Ken Yager, R-Harriman, that would provide early prenatal intervention and drug rehabilitation to pregnant women who misuse prescription opioids. “The Safe Harbor Act of 2013 provides a woman with a strong incentive to do the right thing for her baby,” Yager said.

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