NY State Allows More NARCAN in ‘Good Samaritan Law’
New York has expanded access to the anti-opioid-overdose drug naloxone to include a number of private businesses including restaurants, bars, malls, beauty parlors, theaters, hotels and retail establishments. According to Governor Cuomo's Office, those businesses are now covered under the state’s Good Samaritan law which frees individuals from arrest or civil liability if they witness an overdose or help treat it. This measure will take effect immediately.
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