A law aimed at reducing drug overdose deaths in Pennsylvania takes effect today. Police statewide can now administer an antidote to heroin and painkillers.
Every day 114 people die as the result of a drug overdose – most of them from prescription drugs.
Medical marijuana can help ease patients’ pain, but apparently, it can also save lives.
In the past 6 years, more women have died from opioid pain reliever overdoses than from motor vehicle-related injuries.