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WHO Wants Expanded Access to Naloxone to Fight Overdoses

By Paul Gaita

With worldwide overdoses on the rise, the World Health Organization laid out guidelines for countries to expand access to the lifesaving antidote. MORE  

Nearly 70,000 Deaths Worldwide Are Caused by Opioid Overdoses

By Victoria Kim

The World Health Organization has released guidelines aimed at reducing overdose deaths caused by opioids. MORE  

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Contributing to Greater Naloxone Access

By McCarton Ackerman

The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws. MORE  

A Time-Out for Death

By Neville Elder

Free Narcan kits give hope to parents in Staten Island OD epidemic. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Naked woman in tree gets meth dealer busted, veteran in wheelchair has prosthetic leg stolen by drunk football fan, and Hermes' Birkin Bags smell like weed. MORE  

California Chips Away at the Stigma of Addiction

By Meghan Ralston

Some people may never stop using drugs, but they also never stop being human beings. MORE  

Miraculous, Over-the-Counter, Overdose Protection Drug Coming to California Pharmacies

By Ellen Sousares

A new law will provide drug users and their families on-demand access to naloxone. MORE  

Naloxone Distribution: Saving Lives and Restoring Trust in the Police

By Tessie Castillo

Law enforcement departments across the country are finally equipping officers with naloxone—a medication that reverses opiate drug overdose—and teaching them to treat overdose as a medical issue before viewing it as a criminal one.  MORE  

Urban Outfitters Pinpoints Hairroin Salons With Free Hypodermic Pens

By John Lavitt

Urban Outfitters has teamed up with the NYC Hairroin Salon in glamorizing drug use at a time when heroin has devastated the city. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 24, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Supercross rider James Stewart tests positive for drugs, drug cartel caught smuggling pot in watermelons, and drunk driver blames car crash on texting. MORE  

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