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Final approval given to bill that would let prosecutors pursue murder charges in some fentanyl deaths

House Bill 6 has widespread bipartisan support and now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott, who has named the issue a priority.

Seized fentanyl pills during a press conference at the Montgomery Police Department's Criminal Investigations office in Montgomery, Alabama, on Aug. 8, 2022.

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