Law grants more naloxone access in Arkansas; overdose-reversal drug now available without prescription

Posted: September 7, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

Kirk Lane (left), state drug director, shows the anti-overdose drug naloxone during Wednesday’s announcement at the Capitol. With him is Health Department Director Dr. Nate Smith.

Arkansans can now buy the lifesaving drug naloxone without a prescription at pharmacies across the state -- thanks to a new law intended to curb fatal opioid overdoses.

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