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Could increase in Narcan availability reduce opioid-related deaths?

Experts say the number of opioid-related deaths has now surpassed those caused by car accidents or gun violence.

Posted: May. 7, 2019 3:43 PM

Allowing pharmacists to dispense opioid antidote Naloxone without a doctor's prescription could drastically reduce the number of overdose deaths.

A new study found states that adopted such laws have seen an over 30 percent drop in fatalities.

In New York, you don't need a prescription but you do need insurance.

Experts say the number of opioid-related deaths has now surpassed those caused by car accidents or gun violence.

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