Fentanyl deaths can be prevented with education, intervention
LIHU‘E — As Kaua‘i, like the rest of the U.S., continues to reckon with an opioid-abuse crisis that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, a new challenge is spreading on the island: fentanyl.
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This will do nothing for the homeless druggie that commits crimes to support their drug desires. They don’t care about education or intervention. They just want to steal your property, and trade it for drugs. All of the decisions were theirs to make. If they wanted to stop and become a productive citizen, they would have. They know it’s wrong. They don’t care.
Conduct a MASFO at the port and screen all the mules like they did the opioid epidemic.
It has been done before when the Shapiro brothers and Dr. Sian Evans poisoned Kauai for profits.
Years later there were several arrests tied to CA and Pacific Northwest former residents receiving drugs through the mail.
Keep the good fight.
Expose public corruption.
It’s only going to get worse, as fentanyl is pouring over Arizona’s newly opened border with Mexico thanks to the current administration.
Why are we now excusing behavior for people that get into drugs and our drug crisis has only worsened now. I say if you get caught committing a crime while under the influence, by the third time a mandatory jail time served while undergoing treatment. With the jail time and treatment extending longer each time. If you are drugged while committing a crime it means you have a problem and it needs to be dealt with. Costs to all of us in theft, assaults, auto accidents and possibly killing someone are too significant.
Is our tough guy police chief going soft on us now???
Maybe we need feds to ARREST OUR WAY OUTTA THIS?!!!
Always comes down to that in the end…. No help at the community level.
Kauai romanticizes the bad boys and they are dying because our local police and politicians have failed. Period.
The writing has been on the wall for way to long