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Maryland joins first-ever 13-state Narcan distribution event

September 15, 2023

An effort to destigmatize the use of overdose reversal drugs that started as a pilot in two West Virginia counties has expanded to all 13 states in Appalachia this year. The first-ever “Appalachian Save a Life Day” comes Thursday, on the heels of the approval of Narcan as drug that can be purchased over the counter for nonprescription use — a long-awaited victory towards normalizing and improving access to the decades-old, live-saving medication.

Article Source: The Daily Record

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