A leader of the Legislature’s substance abuse committee said Thursday that she and her colleagues will draft a bill this year to try to weed out the growing numbers of private group homes for recovering addicts that are triggering neighborhood complaints about drug overdoses and reckless partying. “We want to drive business to the positive places,” said Representative Elizabeth Malia, Democrat of Jamaica Plain, after a State House hearing on so-called sober homes.
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