SECTION 1. Section 99 of Chapter 272 of the General Laws is amended, in the preamble thereof, by inserting the following new paragraph at the end thereof:-
“The annual court further finds that the sale and distribution of harmful drugs, even in the absence of organized crime, poses a serious and continuing threat to public health and safety, inflicting harm to individuals and families, and that to affectively address this threat law enforcement officials need to utilize every available tool to address this threat.”
SECTION 2. Section 99 of Chapter 272 thereof is further amended by adding in subsection B, the following after the seventh paragraph:-
“7A. The term “designated offense” shall also include the trafficking of controlled substances, as defined in Section 1 of Chapter 94C of the General Laws.”
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