Colorado lawmakers hope to end drug-addiction withdrawal in county jails

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Colorado lawmakers hope to end drug-addiction withdrawal in county jails

Jails fill with people dependent on painkillers, heroin, meth and alcohol
Nathan Evans, a 27-year-old from Denver, inside the Denver County jail.

Colorado lawmakers hope to end drug-addiction withdrawal in county jails

Nathan Evans, a 27-year-old from Denver, inside the Denver County jail.

Colorado lawmakers hope to end drug-addiction withdrawal in county jails

Sarah Blair at her home in Colorado Springs on Dec. 4.

Colorado lawmakers hope to end drug-addiction withdrawal in county jails

Sheriff Robert Jackson at the Alamosa County Jail on Dec. 20.