West Virginia House passes drug death, suffocation bills
The West Virginia House of Delegates has approved a measure that would make it a crime to give someone a drug that kills them.
Delegates passed the bill 90-3 without debate on Friday.
The bill, which would make it a felony punishable by one to three years in prison. says a person must be found to be acting with ``reckless disregard'' for the health of others.
The House also unanimously passed a bill to make suffocation and asphyxiation crimes punishable by up to five years in prison.
Both bills now more to the Senate for consideration.