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Whatcom fentanyl emergency would direct funds for treatment

County leaders also have an eye toward stiffer enforcement, penalties

A sign in response to Lummi Nation's opioid crisis, reads out "Lord Hear Our Prayers," over a large heart graphic.
A sign reading "Lord Hear Our Prayers" is posted outside the Lummi Nation headquarters in October 2023, after at least seven tribal members died over a two-week period. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Whatcom County leaders are preparing to declare a fentanyl emergency, so they can attack the drug ep
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