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Pass "Dakota's Law"

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On January 1st , 2017 Dakota died due to a overdose at 18.  There were two other people who were with him the night before and the next day.  Court records show that one person suspected an overdose but left him to "sleep it off." 

He was again checked on by the couple later that day and the girlfriend suggested that they call for help but her boyfriend suggested that "if it was him he wouldn't want that" and according to court records she was scared of him and followed his advise.

The court case is still open but there needs to be a law put into place that can charge individuals with a crime if they feel the person is in distress and do nothing to help. Something similar to a Duty to Rescue Law. 

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