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Reps. Chew and Kingsley present the immunity bill. Kingsley jokes about a Democrat and a Republican co-sponsoring a bill.

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Drug overdose immunity, revised CBD bills introduced

The legal immunity bill is in response to the opioid epidemic that has engulfed rural states, like Idaho, with high numbers of deaths from overdoses. “This is very important and states that have introduced this bill have seen a decrease in opioid overdose deaths by 30 percent,” said Rep. Mike Kingsley, R-Lewiston, who co-sponsored the legislation. “It’s a lot of lives that we can save with this bill and I would appreciate your support.”

February 14, 2018 12:51 p.m. read more..


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