Bill would protect minors reporting overdoses

Posted at 6:02 PM, Dec 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-09 18:02:11-05

A new bill expected to make its way to Governor Rick Snyder's desk would protect people under 21 from facing criminal charges when reporting a prescription drug overdose.

The legislation was introduced after a teen died at a party because no one got him help.

Our Chief Health Editor Dr. Partha Nandi looks at the bill and the effects it would have in the video player above.