naloxone

New National Drug Control Strategy: Almost More Harm Reduction Access

In 2022, the White House released a National Drug Control Strategy that it widely touted as the “first-ever to champion…

June 3, 2024

Walgreens Rolls Out $34.99 Naloxone, as Generics and OTC Gain Ground

Walgreens is rolling out an over-the-counter (OTC) naloxone nasal spray, which it will sell alongside the OTC Narcan it already…

May 16, 2024

The Opioid Settlements Being Paid in Naloxone Don’t Quite Add Up

Amneal Pharmaceuticals, a New Jersey-based manufacturer known for generics, has agreed to settle the 900-plus lawsuits alleging it failed to…

May 7, 2024

FDA Approves Even Higher-Dose Naloxone Nasal Spray, Again

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new naloxone nasal spray that contains 10 mg of the opioid overdose…

April 29, 2024

San Francisco Overdose Deaths Falling in Early 2024: Will It Last?

San Francisco recorded slowly decreasing overdose deaths over the first three months of 2024, according to new data. But how…

April 16, 2024

Spokane Eyes Involuntary Treatment for Anyone Revived With Naloxone

The City Council of Spokane, Washington, has proposed that being administered naloxone should be automatic grounds for mandatory treatment. If…

March 27, 2024

Nalmefene Is Not “Just Like Naloxone”

Opvee, an opioid-overdose antidote manufactured by Indivior that was approved in 2023, has in recent weeks been slowly rolling out…

February 23, 2024

You Can Definitely Misuse Naloxone, If You’re a Cop

Cops seem to have decided that ever since fentanyl came into the illicit drug supply, regular-strength Narcan is no longer…

February 13, 2024

More K-12 Schools Receiving Narcan, If Not the Best Education About It

As of January 6, all New York City public schools are required to carry naloxone. This was already a requirement…

January 23, 2024

White House Urges All Schools to Stock Naloxone, Be Ready to Use It

The White House is sending a letter to schools nationwide, urging them to keep naloxone on hand and train staff…

November 2, 2023