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CVS says heroin overdose drug for sale OTC in NJ

A heroin overdose can cause users to pass out and stop breathing, and it only takes minutes for an oxygen-starved brain to die. If the user is given a dose of naloxone, also known as Narcan, their chance of surviving an overdose increases.

This week CVS announced the opiate overdose antidote is now available without a prescription at its stores in New Jersey and 12 other states, according to Mike DeAngelis, director of CVS public relations.

Read more at APP.com: https://www.app.com/story/news/crime/jersey-mayhem/2015/10/04/cvs-says-heroin-overdose-drug-sale-otc-nj/73229220/

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