naloxone

California Can’t Afford Its Free Narcan Program. Will It Embrace Generic?

A California naloxone delivery program is struggling to meet rising demand in part due to the expense of nasal0spray Narcan.…

November 22, 2022

FDA Exempts Harm Reduction From Biggest Naloxone Access Restrictions

On September 22, the Food and Drug Administration announced that harm reduction naloxone suppliers are exempt from wholesale pharmaceutical distribution…

September 26, 2022

The Pfizer Naloxone Shortage Ends, Leaving Us With Just the Regular One

[Read Filter's August 1 story introducing Remedy Alliance's naloxone distribution here.]   In the same way that the United States…

August 8, 2022

Exclusive: For the First Time, Harm Reduction Gets a Naloxone of Its Own

In late April 2021, a manufacturing disruption brought Pfizer’s naloxone production to a standstill, leaving more than half the country’s…

August 1, 2022

Thousands of Free Naloxone Doses Hitting Music Events This Summer

Music events feel like one of the last safe, unifying cultural gatherings in a country ravaged by divisions and stresses,…

July 19, 2022

Illinois County Giving Naloxone to Gas Stations, Restaurants and More

In the central region of Illinois, the Champaign-Urbana Health District (CUHD) is giving out free naloxone to local restaurants, gas…

May 18, 2022

NYC Vending Machines to Distribute Free Naloxone and Other Supplies

Before the end of 2022, New York City residents should be able to access naloxone, sterile syringes and other harm…

January 6, 2022

The US Faces a Naloxone Shortage at the Worst Possible Time

Life expectancy in the United States plunged by a year and a half in 2020, the worst year-on-year change since…

July 29, 2021

The Naloxone Arms Race Is Headed Nowhere Good

In elementary school, my best friend Celina wanted to be a doctor when she grew up. She loved science, gave…

June 23, 2021

LA County to Target Naloxone Distribution to Unhoused Residents

With a rising rate of opioid-involved overdose deaths among unhoused residents, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors took action…

May 26, 2021