WESTMORELAND COUNTY, Pa. - A plan to track how people obtain and use prescription drugs is one step closer to becoming a state law in Pennsylvania.
Overdose deaths in Westmoreland County have climbed steadily since 2002, increasing 290 percent.
Check out the video above to see Channel 11’s Joe Holden’s full story with how local leaders are backing the new bill.
New plan to track prescription drugs close to becoming state law
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