Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Town Joins Statewide Effort to Reduce Drug Overdoses

Ridgefield Press, August 20, 2014

"Looking to lower the growing number of opiate related deaths throughout the state, the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities has formed a drug abuse prevention working group that wants to improve the current system for monitoring prescription drugs.

Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy Marconi attended the group’s latest conference in New Haven on Aug. 5, along with 154 other representatives from municipalities across the state.

The group first met on May 22 and then for a second time on June 24. Mr. Marconi said members will meet again in September to consider state legislation and other proposals." Read more

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