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Jon Bon Jovi’s Daughter Will Not Face Charges [VIDEO]

Jon Bon Jovi’s 19-year-old daughter Stephanie Bongiovi, recovering from a heroin overdose in an upstate New York hospital, will not face drug charges.

Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara said he was dismissing the charges against Stephanie Bongiovi and fellow Hamilton student Ian S. Grant, both of Red Bank.

Stephanie Bongiovi was found in her dorm room at Hamilton College in Kirkwood, New York on Wednesday along with Grant. They both were charged with possession of a small amount of heroin and marijuana.

Under New York state law, someone having a drug overdose or seeking help for an overdose victim can’t be prosecuted for having a small amount of heroin or any amount of marijuana.

The so-called Good Samaritan 911 law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in July 2011 was designed to reduce overdose deaths by encouraging people to call 911 without fear of being arrested for drug possession. Similar laws have been passed in several other states.

Friends tell the NY Daily News they had been concerned about Stephanie’s drug use for some time and had been trying to get her into rehab. “She wasn’t listening to anyone. Sometimes her friends wouldn’t hear from her for weeks. We were all scared for her but didn’t know what to do,” the friend told the paper.

Jon Bon Jovi’s representative has not commented.

In a statement, Hamilton College said,  “In addition to violating state law, the actions alleged to have been committed by the students violate Hamilton College policy. The college is cooperating with the police investigation. Our first concern is always for the safety of our students. Out of respect for the privacy of our students and in accordance with federal regulations we do not discuss individual health or disciplinary matters.”

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