Cincinnati.com: Ohio decriminalized fentanyl test strips. Here's why experts say that matters

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Tasha Turner-Bicknell of the UC College of Nursing

Public health agencies and advocates in Ohio will no longer be breaking the law when they hand out potentially life-saving fentanyl test strips. Cincinnati.com reported that Governor Mike DeWine signed a bill into law Jan. 3 decriminalizing the paper test strips that detect fentanyl and its analogues in drugs. The law takes effect sometime in April. Tasha Turner-Bicknell, director of public health nursing programs at the UC College of Nursing was one of the experts interviewed for the story. 

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