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Curbing Prescription Drug Abuse Will Help Control Heroin Epidemic

Solutions Include: Enhanced Rx Database and  PA MedReturn Prescription Drug Drop Off Program Washington, PA – The key to controlling Pennsylvania’s heroin epidemic is giving law enforcement the tools it needs to curb the abuse of prescription opiates said David Freed, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association (PDAA) President and Cumberland County District Attorney at a roundtable discussion that took place today in

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Historic First for PA: Children’s Advocacy Centers Included in Budget Proposal

First time, $2 million line item will help state directly address issue of child abuse. Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania’s Children’s Advocacy Centers (CAC) were included for the first time in Pennsylvania’s history in today’s budget proposal, with a $2 million line item. CACs currently lack a dedicated funding source in Pennsylvania and yet are considered a national model for addressing the

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District Attorneys Laud Enactment of Historic Child Protection Legislation

Urge Continued Efforts and Vigilance on Behalf of Children Harrisburg, PA -- The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association lauded the enactment today of historic legislation that will improve Pennsylvania's child abuse laws and better ensure that perpetrators of child abuse are held accountable. "This package of legislation will literally transform how Pennsylvania responds to child abuse," said PDAA President and Cumberland County District

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