Legislation Aims To Prevent Death By Overdose

April 26, 2016

The bill will improve access to Narcan, which is used to treat opioid overdose. It also limits first-time painkiller prescriptions to a 7-day supply, strengthens the prescription monitoring program and releases health care professionals and good Samaritans from liability for administering an opioid antagonist, such as Narcan, to treat an overdose.

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