Tell your legislator: treat possession as a misdemeanor

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While Kentucky saw a decrease in overdose deaths in 2018, rates climbed in 2019 and increased a staggering 57% in 2020. These increases have affected families in every single community, but overdose rates among Black Kentuckians have risen even more.

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Addressing this public health crisis with incarceration fuels incarceration rates, especially for Kentuckians of color.

As your constituent, I ask you to support making possession a misdemeanor and eliminating barriers to treatment.

Sincerely,

[First Name] [Last Name]

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