Richmond Mayor Jim Barnes Weighs On The Addiction Epidemic


WBON-TV sat down with Richmond Mayor Jim Barnes to get his views on the steadily growing drug epidemic. He spoke about the need for education in order to get the younger generation aware of the problems with drugs and alcohol, as well as what the police force is doing to fight the drug epidemic on the streets.

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