Police Department Takes Steps To Protect Their K-9's From Drug OverdosesThe Evesham Police Department is taking steps to protect their K-9's from drug overdoses.
Philly Police Get Additional Funding For NaloxoneThe funding comes in the form of a $50,000 donation from Independence Blue Cross to the Pa. District Attorney's Association.
Gov. Wolf Hailed For Widening Access to Anti-Overdose Drug Wolf recently directed the state physician general to issue a standing order allowing all Pennsylvanians to access naloxone, which reverses the immediate effects of a heroin overdose.
New Law Aims To Reduce Number Of Fatal Drug Overdoses In PennsylvaniaA law aimed at reducing drug overdose deaths in Pennsylvania takes effect today. Police statewide can now administer an antidote to heroin and painkillers.
Law To Curb Fatal Overdoses About To Take EffectGov. Tom Corbett's administration says a prescription drug that can reduce fatalities from heroin overdoses is about to become more widely available in Pennsylvania to police and the public.
Delaware County Distributing Anti-Overdose Drug Kits Widely to Police“We have 400 patrol vehicles," said Delco DA Jack Whelan. "Each will have one of these kits in their glove compartment.”
New Oxycodone Pill Designed To Prevent AbuseThe FDA has approved an oxycodone pill designed to deter abuse.
New Jersey To Expand Anti-Overdose PilotGov. Christie will announce the statewide expansion Tuesday of a program that allows police officers to carry and administer a drug that can quickly reverse a heroin overdose.