narcan

Georgia Enacts New Fentanyl Penalties, Naloxone Access (Sort of) in Schools

More than 100 new laws took effect in Georgia on July 1. Though only some sections of punitive cash bail…

July 1, 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 Delaware Mass Overdose Drugs Aren’t “Naloxone-Resistant”

On April 30, Delaware State Police (DSP) and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) issued what was…

May 2, 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

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

If You’re a Cop, There Are Better Ways for You to Use Narcan

As the overdose crisis escalates, so do law enforcement's misconceptions about Narcan, the nasal-spray formulation of the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone.…

March 12, 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

WA Prisons Clear All Guards to Carry Narcan. Not All Intend to Do So.

Washington State Department of Corrections (WDOC) staff are now permitted to carry Narcan while on duty. Though the change is…

October 4, 2023