Rhode Island’s Social Host Liability Statutes are a step in the right direction. Holding adults responsible for promoting or allowing under aged drinking sends the correct message.
I wish we had a similar approach to physicians who casually, even if not maliciously, over prescribe opioid medications. Adding more laws would not be my first choice. However, as the prescriptive opioid problem continues to grow, something more than just talking about it, is needed.