Published in Drug Law Weekly, June 1st, 2004
Governor Brad Henry signed into law a bill creating the Belle Maxine Hilliard Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Fund.
"This law is long overdue and desperately needed," Henry said. "Too many Oklahoma women have succumbed to these diseases because they couldn't afford a mammogram, much less the cost of treatment if they were diagnosed. This bill will undoubtedly save lives."
Representative Danny Hilliard, D-Sulphur, was principal author of the measure, which...
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