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Starting in July in Florida, you can stop opioid ODs with this drug

Florida’s fight to slow the death toll from heroin and prescription opioids is about to get a major boost as it joins nearly 40 other states in making the overdose-reversal drug naloxone available at pharmacies without an individual prescription. The new law takes effect July 1, and police and health experts say the expanded access will help slow the barrage of fatal overdoses stemming from Florida’s outsized appetite for heroin, Percocet, hydrocodone and other powerful prescription painkillers.